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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] rpm: create libvirt-wireshark sub-package

On 02/13/2014 03:52 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

>> yum install libvirt
>> drags in wireshark as a dependency. There wouldn't be anything bad
>> about it, except the wireshark plugin is expected to be used by
>> developers, not an ordinary users. If I were an ordinary user I'd be
>> very curious why I need to install wireshark to run libvirt.
> I agree, we should *not* have 'libvirt' depend on the wireshark
> plugin. We should treat 'libvirt' as pulling in everything that
> it would have done in the past before we split the RPMs. So by
> that rationale new functionality is out of scope.

Then I'll revert the patch that I already pushed (sorry for not waiting
for this conversation to come to a conclusion).

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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