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Re: FC5test1 devel freeze, November 14th



On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 16:35 -0500, Warren Togami wrote:
> If you are involved in the development of Fedora Core as a packager,
> here is information that will be relevant to you.

> Modular X requires FE5 Fixes
> ============================
> The major change created by modular X is that XFree86-devel and
> xorg-x11-devel are no longer provided in the buildroot.  All packages in
> both Core and Extras are now expected to have BuildRequires on the
> individual libFOO-devel packages of the newly split modular X.  In order
> to ease into this, the current monolithic xorg-x11 package in rawhide
> contains many virtual provides for libFOO-devel.  Modular X itself will
> hit rawhide *REAL SOON NOW*.

Will we see corresponding "Provides: libFOO-devel = x.y.z" being added
to xorg-x11-devel for FC4/FC3 for better FC5-> FC4/FC3 rpm.spec backward
compatibility?

Ralf



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