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Re: RFC: Soname in rpm name



> Sounds interesting. On the other hand, maybe we could do it manually (from a
> packager's point of view) : if you package library foo, and you know that
> version 0.1 is not supported anymore (noone knows that better than you
> since you maintain it), you can add an Obsoletes tag to your libfoo5
> package, and force the removal.
> Would that solve Jeff's issue ?
> 

Obsoletes should be used when a package changes name. Not when someone
thinks a new version gets rid of an old version.



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