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Re: Move Evolution to Extras?



On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 18:28 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > 
> >> Your logic also hits on another packaging policy limitation in Core
> >> which doesn't strongly delineate between hard requirements and
> >> optional functionality which depends on an additional package to be
> >> installed to be functional. 
> > 
> > AFAIK, the latest (or soon to be included in rawhide?) version of rpm 
> > will support new tags:
> > Requires(hint):
> > and/or
> > Requires(missingok):
> > to allow for such soft requirements.
> 
> Yup. Votes for getting a newer rpm version into rawhide sooner than 
> later to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=174307 ;)

If there is a decision to support this stuff it might be a good idea to
make sure we're converging on the same mechanism that the opensuse folks
are.

-sv



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