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Re: Ekiga dependencies



On Saturday 03 January 2009 10:05:55 pm Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-01-03 at 20:18 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > Or it could be you have an additional yum plugin enabled that is
> > pulling filelists as part of its operation.  I've no idea why you are
> > seeing filelist pulled.
> >
> > -jef
>
> The only plugin I have installed is refresh-packagekit.  However, I just
> erased Ekiga & the two dependencies, did a yum clean all, and when I
> reinstalled Ekiga, no filelists were pulled, so whatever was happening
> is no longer, so I guess that's a good thing.
>
> For future reference, would it be better (this is my ignorance asking)
> for a dependency to be on a library (x.so.n) or on a package
> name/version combination (x.version)?

Library dependencies are generated automatically so it is considered poor 
style to Require: the package explicitly.

-- 
Conrad Meyer <konrad tylerc org>



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