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Re: mono / ".pc files in -devel packges" guideline



On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 08:23 -0700, Chris Weyl wrote:
> On 5/12/06, Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 15:08 -0400, Brian Pepple wrote:
> >
> > > > Even if it is for development, is it worth forcing it off into a
> > > > -devel package for just one file?
> >
> > If the .pc file is the ONLY file that would qualify for -devel (aka, no
> > headers, no static libs, nothing to develop a program against), then
> > there is no reason to force a -devel subpackage just for it.
> 
> So just to be explicit here, can we change Packaging/ReviewGuidelines from:
> 
> "- MUST: Files used by pkgconfig (.pc files) must be in a -devel package."
> 
> to something like:
> "-MUST: If there is a -devel package, files used by pkgconfig (.pc
> files) must be in -devel."

+ If a devel files are contained in a non-devel package, the non-devel
package MUST "provide: *-devel = %{version}-%{release}

Ralf



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