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Re: RFC: Soname in rpm name



On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 14:44 +0100, Aurelien Bompard wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > Right but the problem is this.
> > sometimes, when I know a dep a package needs i'll request it too. 
> > so instead of:
> >  yum install rdiff-backup
> > I'll run:
> >  yum install rdiff-backup librsync
> > So, I've requested it - but only b/c I know it's a dep.
> 
> I don't think many people do that, only those that know what is required by
> what. Besides, since you've added manually on install, you'll probably add
> it manually on removal, won't you ? So there will be no lib leftover.

No, not necessarily.

My point is that marking it based on what you _think_ the user is doing
is not going to produce reliable results.
-sv



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