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Re: some package splits



On Jan 31, 2008 12:08 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
> Nils Philippsen (nphilipp redhat com) said:
> > Is this intentional (i.e. does it serve a purpose)? Otherwise the
> > depsolvers should be fixed as this makes splitting up packages rather
> > painful.
>
> If you have syslog-ng, rsyslog, and something else all obsoleting
> sysklogd, I don't think you want to automatically install all of them.
>
> (Then again, that may not be a proper usage of Obsoletes.)
>
Seems like we want a field like "Suggests:". That would accomodate
Jef's idea of offering users to install missing packages (in this
case, the set of suggested packages - installed packages) easily.

Regards,

-- 
Michel Salim
http://hircus.jaiku.com/


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