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Re: redhat abe



> Ditto wrto smartpm.

/me looks at the smartpm code.

it doesn't seem like it's using the rpm depsolver overly much. It's
using it for the transaction - but it's solving the deps all by itself.


> rpmlib (and everything that uses) is quite stupid about choosing between
> multiple provides, for one obvious example. Multilib, and kernel's, are
> other known deficiencies in rp[mlib mechanism (or, if you will, the
> lack of better policy mechanisms for depsolvers).

yep - which is why I'm looking forward to using the new check objects
that paul was talking about  - to better identify the requiring package.

-sv



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