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Re: Fedora Extras Package Updates



On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 09:56 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, seth vidal wrote:
>> Some busy packagers today. Lots of new/updated stuff.
>>      wxPython (x86, x86_64)
>>      wxPythonGTK2 (x86, x86_64)
>
>Erm, why do we have two packages of the same thing? Please kill the 
>package named wxPython from both the repository and CVS, wxPythonGTK2 *is* 
>wxPython, built with GTK2-support and provides "wxPython" so packages can 
>depend on the the "real" name. It's named like that because we could (at 
>least in theory) provide another package of it built against gtk-1.x (or 
>whatever other widgets it might support) and let the user choose.
>At least that was the rationale for the naming in original fedora.us 
>packaging :)

deferring to the package maintainer - I'm just a human buildsystem. I
was told to build wxPython and wxPythonGTK2, so I did. :)

-sv



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