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Re: RFC: Soname in rpm name

On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 06:11:25PM +0800, Jeff Pitman wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 January 2005 08:10, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > I only see added value at no real cost
> Quick reminder: if Bug 130352 isn't addressed, non of the above 
> discussion is very useful:
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/130352

I agree that this bug needs to be fixed somehow, but in the case of
soname-in-rpmtag you don't run into the problem, as the libfooN
packages don't share any common provides, neither real nor virtual.

Otherwise I would have noticed, multiple libfooN packages have been in
ATrpms since ages now, not to think of Mandrake. :)

> I think the Bug should be re-formulated into an RFE based on Axel's 
> Provides(noupdate): foo syntax.  Or, maybe Provides(virtual):, or 
> something.
> But, this is definitely the first hurdle to jump over, then a more 
> well-rounded discussion on a method for soname rpms can be more 
> effective.
> take care,

Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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