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Re: FC-4 Extras buildsystem breakage details



Ville Skyttä (ville skytta iki fi) said: 
> On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 15:09 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> 
> > I could see an argument for checking to make
> > sure that a new extras package does not provide duplicate provides as
> > packages in the standard build environment.
> 
> I don't think there's a need for such a special case.  Packages simply
> must not provide things they don't really intend to "export".

However, attempting to filter provides by turning off RPM's
internal generator and using scripts removes multilib tagging
and similar features. So it's tricky to solve correctly.

Bill


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