[users] relocateable packages

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed May 30 16:44:27 CEST 2007


Neal A. Lucier wrote:

 > Which leads me to my question:  Are all the rpmforge packages created
 > as relocatable packages? ...

rpm's support for relocatability has historically been spotty, at best.

 > I only examined the package kile-1.8-2.el4.rf.x86_64.rpm and it
 > appears to not be relocatable.

In the case of kile, as well as most kde apps, relocatability isn't an 
option (not without a *lot* of extra work, anyway)

-- Rex



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