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Re: splitting a meta package in F-11



On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 12:53 -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> In F-11 the samba4 package provides subpackages for libtalloc and
> libtdb.
> In rawhide we have split these packages out on their own as these 2
> packages are finally released independently also upstream.
> 
> I'd like to split these out of the samba4 meta package in F-11 as well
> so that we can upgrade them more easily (I already have a need to
> upgrade them). All dependent packages should have no problems, but I can
> easily upgrade them too in case that were needed.
> 
> Is there any special procedure to do this ?
> Or should I just go ahead and build in F-11 ?
> (I notice I have an empty F-11 dir in CVS ready to be used for these 2
> packages)

If the resultant binary packages don't have a different name, there
shouldn't be anything else to do (besides ensure that all "involved" src
packages, get pushed simultaneously, i.e. put the all in one update
request in bodhi).

Nils
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