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[Fedora-packaging] Re: Requires: initscripts?



On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 10:38:00AM +0200, Matthias Saou wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've never added "Requires: initscripts" to packages which contain an
> init script before. I've now been asked to in this review :
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=233455
> 
> I like to avoid as many explicit requirements as possible, and in this
> particular case, the "require packages owning parent directories of our
> files and directories" of recent rpm versions (unfortunately not in
> Fedora, though IIRC) would take care of things.
> 
> So my question : As long as the Requires(...) for the scriplets are fine
> in order to get the package properly installed, updated and erased, do
> we still need to add that explicit requirement?
> 
> I would say we don't, but I prefer asking to be sure...
> 
> Matthias

Doesn't initscripts belong to the always-assume-installed-set-of-packages-
so-don't-redundandly-require-it-unless-you-need-a-versioned-dependency?

Just like gcc, make etc?
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