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Re: Multilib Middle-Ground



On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 08:54 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 08:16 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> >>> Stripping of pathname-based and package-name based dependencies I can 
> >>> understand, but not the library deps.
> >> Are they the same across all RPM based systems?
> >>
> > 
> > The library deps sorta have to be. The deps come out of what the program
> > is linked to.
> > 
> > as an example run:
> > ldd /usr/bin/xterm
> > 
> > and look at what it outputs
> > 
> 
> VMWare-server should probably be split into two packages.  Only the 
> console portion needs the X libs and you can run it on a different 
> machine, a different OS, or not at all, so it wouldn't make much sense 
> for a run-time dependency for that part to prevent installation of the 
> rest of the server.

umm, okay. But no one here controls the vmware package. Hell, speaking
for just me, I don't even CARE about vmware.

So, if you really think the above should happen, tell vmware.
-sv



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