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Re: exim-sa (Re: [Fwd: Broken dependencies in Fedora Extras - 2006-09-12])




David Woodhouse schrieb:
> On Tue, 2006-09-12 at 18:29 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> By adding "Obsoletes: exim-sa < %{version}-%{release}" to the package
>> which replaces it.
>[...]
> I don't really want to continue shipping the obsolete sa_exim.
>> We can also remove the exim-sa packages from the devel repository. But
>> without a proper Obsoletes in place, there's a broken upgrade path from
>> FE5 and earlier.
> I think the 'broken upgrade path' is probably the best option. If people
> are _using_ sa_exim, then silently removing it on upgrade is probably a
> bad thing. As it stands, if they don't want to update their
> configuration then they _can_ still rebuild the Extras package with the
> exim-sa subpackage included, and install that -- but if I were to make
> the core Exim package obsolete exim-sa, that would be problematic.

Sound fine to me. But we should at least mention that in the release
notes FC6. Could you please add a note to
http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Beats/Extras
please? tia!

CU
thl


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