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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 12:49 +0100, Jeremy Sanders wrote:
> David Woodhouse wrote:
> 
> > A few of the bugs on
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/showdependencytree.cgi?id=multilib
> > are assigned to to RPM. The most important one is probably the lack of
> > arch-specific Requires: and BuildRequires: (#235755).
> > 
> > I don't think we'll manage #235757 in time for Fedora 8 but it would be
> > good to get it done (and the packages updated accordingly) for Fedora 9.
> > (Note that comments 3-19 are about the short-term hack we did for F7,
> > not the real subject of the bug).
> > 
> > Thoughts on #235758 would be appreciated.
> 
> Obsoletes aren't arch specific too, which is a real pain:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=246598

That could be considered to be just another manifestation of bug 235756.

The problem is not necessarily the fact that the Obsoletes: wasn't
arch-specific. It's that yum went from 'please install digikam to get
rid of digikamimageplugins' to 'hey, let's install both the sensible
x86_64 version _and_ the unwanted i386 version too'.

-- 
dwmw2


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