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Re: repository creation

On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 07:36:53 +0000, Michael A. Peters wrote:

> On 01/30/2005 11:10:14 PM, seth vidal wrote:
> > 
> > so it's a net loss for users who for I'd be willing to wager >95% of
> > the
> > time do not EVER use debuginfo rpms.
> > 
> > and for the 5% of the time they need them they can simply do:
> >  yum --enablerepo=base-debug install foo-debuginfo
> Wouldn't that result in a dependency issue on a yum update though?
> IE foobar debug package would require a specific version of foobar, so  
> if they enabled base-debug just to get foobar-debug, then later an  
> update to foobar is released, wouldn't the foobar-debug package prevent  
> yum from updating foobar because of dependency - if base-debug was not  
> enabled?

Current debuginfo packages don't have such a dependency on a base package.

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