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Re: some package splits



On Jan 31, 2008 12:05 PM, Michel Salim <michel sylvan gmail com> wrote:
> 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.
>

Isn't that in rpm5? How about moving to that.. <runs and hides under rocks>.



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