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Re: repository creation



On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 08:49 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 07:36:53 +0000, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> 
> > On 01/30/2005 11:10:14 PM, seth vidal wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > so it's a net loss for users who for I'd be willing to wager >95% of
> > > the
> > > time do not EVER use debuginfo rpms.
> > > 
> > > and for the 5% of the time they need them they can simply do:
> > >  yum --enablerepo=base-debug install foo-debuginfo
> > 
> > Wouldn't that result in a dependency issue on a yum update though?
> > IE foobar debug package would require a specific version of foobar, so  
> > if they enabled base-debug just to get foobar-debug, then later an  
> > update to foobar is released, wouldn't the foobar-debug package prevent  
> > yum from updating foobar because of dependency - if base-debug was not  
> > enabled?
> 
> Current debuginfo packages don't have such a dependency on a base package.
Which I'd consider to be a bug.

IMO, a debuginfo package must depend on those files (Note: files, not
package!) a debuginfo package carries the debug info for.

Ralf



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