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Re: rpm AutoRequires/AutoProvides and dsos not in linker path, do we care ?



Once upon a time, Chuck Anderson <cra WPI EDU> said:
> > b.2) extend the autorequires/autoprovides in some (handwaves) way to
> > better indicate the desired match
> 
> I like this idea better.  AutoReq/Prov should only search system-wide 
> deafult search paths for .so's, perl modules, and any other such 
> objects that it supports.

That breaks things, because a program in /usr/bin may require a module
or library in a private directory.  You have to search all directories
for provides to satisfy internal requires.
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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