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Re: packaging thunderbird and firefox extensions as RPM in Fedora



Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> writes:

>> I do not see how this matters here. rpm knows enough ways to handle it:
>> * explicit 'Requires: firefox = ...' in binary plugins
>
> Packagers fall all too easily into the trap of >= and not updating the
> min/max versions

It should be more or less trivial to write an rpmlint check which catches
'Requires: firefox >= ...'. A fedora packaging guideline for firefox
plugins can forbid this too.



Enrico

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