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Re: Agenda for the 2009-05-26 Packaging Committee meeting

On Wed, 2009-05-27 at 15:07 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:

> I can't wait to see how we depsolve through:
> yum update:
> - foo is updated and recommends bar
> - bar conflicts with baz which is also in the update
> but I'm sure we'll muddle through - provided this is included in upstream 
> rpm.

seems obvious to me that, in that case, bar should simply not be
installed (possibly yum could print a note of what happened).

btw, afaik, in both MDV's and SUSE's implementations of this,
rpm-the-command ignores Suggests: dependencies entirely. only the
distribution's own tools interpret them. as long as the hard Requires:
dependencies are met, rpm is happy.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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