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Re: requires for lcov



On Fri, 2006-02-24 at 09:50 +0100, Dan Horák wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am doing a review for lcov, which is an extension of gcov
> (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=181444). In the
> spec file there is "Requires: /usr/bin/gcov", gcov is a part of gcc
> package. I would like to know whether is this correct or there should be
> a dependency on the whole gcc package. I do not see any relevant
> information in the Packaging Guidelines.

Looks fine to me. A file-based dependency like this will continue to
work even if gcov was split off into a separate package like gcc-gcov or
just plain gcov at some point in the future.

Paul.


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