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SubjectRe: usbutils 0.81 release


On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 11:51:12AM -0400, Alan Stern wrote:
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>
>
> On Wed, 29 Apr 2009, Benny Amorsen wrote:
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> > Alan Stern <stern-nwvwT67g6+6dFdvTe/nMLpVzexx5G7lz@public.gmane.org>
> > writes:
> >
> > > Sure they do. If you've got an RPM-based system, and you want to
> > > install a package version that's more recent than the one bundled in
> > > your distribution (or if your distribution doesn't include the package
> > > at all), then you'd want to build your own RPM.
> >
> > In that case you grab the source package from the distribution, install
> > it, bump the version number and add the tar file to the SOURCES
> > directory. (And then you remove the patches which were upstreamed in the
> > meantime).
>
> You didn't read all that I wrote. What if the package isn't included
> in the distribution at all?

What rpm based distro does not have usbutils?

Just curious,

greg k-h



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