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Re: bugs, bugs, bugs!



Hello,
On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 01:32:14AM +0200, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> $ rpm -qR XFree86-devel
> XFree86-libs = 4.2.1
> rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1
> rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1
> ld-linux.so.2
> libc.so.6
> libdl.so.2
> libICE.so.6
> libSM.so.6
> libX11.so.6
> libXext.so.6
> libXpm.so.4
> libXt.so.6
> /bin/sh
> libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0)
> libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1)
> libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1.3)
> 
>  But libICE.so.6, libSM.so.6, libX11.so.6, libXext.so.6, libXpm.so.4 
> and libXt.so.6 are all provided by XFree86-libs = 4.2.1. What is the 
> rationale behind mentioning all the libs specifically? Is this really 
> necessary or should they be considered redundant?
Most requires refering to libraries (as opposed to packages) are
generated automatically, which is a Good Thing. It means that
the requires are still valid even if XFree86-libs were split into
several packages.
 
>  And what about the 4 libc.so.6 entries? What is the value of the extra 
> entries?
They require different versioned interfaces, also generated
automatically.
	Mirek




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