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Re: Aggregation upstream projects are BAD (kdesdk for example)



On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 15:54 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 15:12 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> A college of mine wanted to use umbrello in our Universities labs, since the
> >> Linux install there are Fedora he asked me about umbrello for Fedora.
> >>
> >> Since I could NOT find it, I packaged it, see:
> >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=283471
> >>
> >> But then I got a comment to the review it was already in Fedora in kdesdk. But 
> >> then why on earth doesn't kdesdk have a Provides umbrello so that yum install
> >> umbrello works? Or even better an umbrello sub-package?
> >>
> > 
> > File a bug with the maintainer of kdesdk and ask them add provides for
> > each of the programs that it includes.
> > 
> > Do it for all of the items you think is important. I think that's a fair
> > thing to do.
> > 
> 
> I forgot to say in my mail I already did that, see:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=283521
> 
> But that still doesn't solve the version interlocking of completely unrelated 
> packages.

No, it doesn't. But since we're past freeze - adding a provide is much
easier than breaking the entire package out.

-sv



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