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Re: comps discussion at fudcon and the future



Bill Nottingham wrote:

> Kevin Kofler (kevin kofler chello at) said:
>> seth vidal wrote:
>> > Conditional packages were viewed, from the outset, as something that
>> > had to go. One way or the other conditional pkgs were going to get
>> > beaten up.
>> 
>> But it can't go because there's no working alternative.
> 
> Well... attached is a prototype of a yum plugin to do this sort of stuff.

ok for language conditionals... there's a few other use-cases...

but I was just wondering that perhaps this is an area where soft/recommended
dependencies could help address (within or not in the context of the future
of comps).

-- Rex


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