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Re: Best practices wrt. Changelog entries in spec file (upstream vs. spe

Subject: Re: Best practices wrt. Changelog entries in spec file upstream vs. specfile
From: Paul Howarth
Date: Fri, 05 May 2006 15:22:10 +0100
On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 09:04 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "MS" == Michael Schwendt <bugs.michael@xxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> MS> A fearful user downloads new packages and performs a test upgrade
> MS> on a test machine.
> 
> So, I guess I misunderstood what you meant when you said that you
> could look into rpms to read included documentation.  It seems there
> isn't any such way, which is a shame.  Obviously we can't assume that
> everyone who cares to just read the README before upgrading will have
> an extra system hanging around.  It should be quite possible to script
> around yumdownloader with a call to rpm2cpio and a subshell exec.
> Maybe if I can find some time.

Try fedora-extract from fedora-rpmdevtools.

Paul.

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