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Re: Ekiga dependencies

On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 08:05 +0200, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
> 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)?

Thanks, Conrad & Peter, for replying and explaining to me how it works.
I guess I was still in the mindset that if it's a "file" (i.e., library)
being required, it is less efficient than a package, but I think Jef
already addressed that issue, and you guys covered the aspect that it's
done automatically anyway.


Basil Mohamed Gohar
abu_hurayrah hidayahonline org

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