Jeff Johnson <n3npq(a)nc.rr.com>:
seth vidal wrote:
>this is a touch silly but possibly useful and it would definitely cut
>down on the old crap blocking up cdroms.
>how about if we kill all rpm spec file changelog entries OLDER than 2
>they'll still live on in older srpms and rpms but it'd be a useful
>reduction and it would make the specfiles that much smaller, along with
>the rpm headers.
Oh, no. *Bad* idea. It's an attack on the symptom, not the problem.
If changelogs are bloating the headers yum has to download, then
strip them out when generating the yum headers.