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Re: FC5test1 devel freeze, November 14th



On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 04:02 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> 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?

Now that would be so _nice_. Mike, pretty please?

Nils
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