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Re: RPM roadmapping



Panu Matilainen wrote:
On Fri, 27 Jul 2007, dragoran wrote:

Panu Matilainen wrote:

Not everybody is on rpm-maint list and we'd like to hear the wishes of (Fedora) developers/packagers too. So: what have you always wanted to do with rpm, but wasn't able to? Or the other way around: what you always wished rpm would do for you? What always annoyed you out of your mind?

arch requires and provides ... to end the endless multilib discussions ;)
should be automatic until the packager say Requires: foo.arch

I wish it was that simple...

Sure, being able to say "Requires: foo.arch = version-release" would help in many cases, but it does not *solve* the multilib problems.

A big offender here is the x86 architecture with i386, i486 ... etc subarchitectures. While most packages are i386 there, the assumed
what about being able to say foo.i?86


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