On Wednesday 30 May 2007, Rex Dieter wrote:
One concrete example: chroot'd buildroots (like mock).
The rpm version used to create the buildroot (oftentimes) != rpm version
used inside the root for the query, leads to wierd behavior, failures.
If I understand correctly, this is an orthogonal issue which isn't limited to
querying rpm. For example, different *emacs versions inside and outside the
buildroot is just as likely as different rpm versions. What makes querying
them for versions instead of rpm safer, more predictable, and more