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Re: Should "yum install" be case sensitive?



On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 07:51:04PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> 
> >
> >Kind of late in the game to ask for that without providing a means to 
> >keep working as the change is implemented by each packager separately, 
> >isn't it?  The existing dependencies aren't going to all be fixed on the 
> >same day.
> 
> The method was already provided earlier in this thread. Just add a 
> additional provides with all lowercase in between the transition period.

Better: change rpm name to lower-case and use a provides: tag for the
old mixed-case name.

You can also do a repoquery to find all packages that require: the old
name and switch them over.
--
Michael


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