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Re: Summary of the 2007-10-30 Packaging Committee meeting



On Wednesday 31 October 2007, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> '''
> When you implement the new Provides, please leave the old ones so that
> third party packages that have grown to depend on them can continue to
> function.  The Requires for all Fedora packages should be changed to use
> the new provides by F-9, however.
> '''

I think using the same backwards compatibility recommendations as in naming 
guidelines' renaming/replacing existing packages section would work fine.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines#head-3cfc1ea19d28975faad9d56f70a6ae55661d3c3d


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