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Re: The "Monty Program AB" vendor check (rpm)


On 25 Jan 2014, at 16:26, Sergei Golubchik <serg@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi, Oden!
> On Dec 03, Oden Eriksson wrote:
>> I got assigned to look at the rpm packaging and fixed some stuff
>> there, but got stuck at the "Monty Program AB" vendor check in
>> support-files/rpm/server- prein.sh when I wanted to replace the fedora
>> packages with in this case mariadb galera packages.
>> Is this check absolutely nessesary?
> Nobody replied. Apparently nobody knows or cares :)

I think it was added back in the day when we had to "upgrade" from the ourdelta repositories

>> This prevents you from an easy switch from the fedora mariadb packages
>> to the ones provided by mariadb using yum and a yum repository as
>> provided at http://yum.mariadb.org/.
>> Basically this check prevents me from doing any serious work with the
>> rpm packages because you manually have to, by force deinstall any
>> conflicting packages and then install the packages provided by us.
> Okay, let's remove it.

I'm pretty sure they can be removed now

> Regards,
> Sergei
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