RPM 4.13 Adds File Triggers, Boolean Dependencies
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 3 November 2016 at 02:35 PM EDT. 6 Comments
Version 4.13 of RPM package manager is now available.

Prominent features to RPM 4.13 include support for file triggers, boolean dependencies, and file signatures in the security.ima xattr. Boolean operators supported in all dependencies (requires, recommends, suggests, supplements, enhances, and conflicts) include and, or, if, and if else. Details on the boolean dependencies support is outlined via this page while file triggers are explained on this page.

RPM 4.13 also has many command-line changes, build updates, installation changes, security improvements, and a range of other changes.

More details on RPM 4.13 via this Wiki page.
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