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Re: koji breakage for F12 builds



2009/5/13 James Antill <james fedoraproject org>:
> On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 14:15 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
>> On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 13:15 +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
>> > I think the problem is, that some packages  notification-deamon instead
>> > of (virtual) desktop-notification-deamon:
> [...]
>> Except that I don't see why those would cause problems during the build,
>> when they're not even getting installed in the buildroots.
>>
>> The problem was/is that libnotify-devel requires a
>> desktop-notification-daemon (via libnotify itself), and yum will install
>> both packages that provide it.
>
>  How did you come to this conclusion?
>  I'm not saying it's impossible, but the above seems unlikely unless yum
> picks one on the virtual provides hit and then it gets an explicit
> requires on the other (which isn't the same thing).

xfce4-notifyd : 12 characters
notification-daemon:  19 characters
Short name wins! xfce4-notifyd is picked unless something within the
dependencies is hardcoded to notification-daemon.

And that's how xfce4 won the battle for the default desktop in the rpm world...

Nicolas (kwizart)


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