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Re: FC-4 Extras buildsystem breakage details



Ville Skyttä (ville skytta iki fi) said: 
> > > I don't think there's a need for such a special case.  Packages simply
> > > must not provide things they don't really intend to "export".
> > 
> > However, attempting to filter provides by turning off RPM's
> > internal generator and using scripts removes multilib tagging
> > and similar features.
> 
> ...which is an example of why a better way to do it, like the
> NoProvides: tag as suggested by Chris in this thread and others
> elsewhere (eg. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/126878), is needed.

Yes, just saying that there's no good way to do it *now*. :/

Bill


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