RFC: Soname in rpm name
lfarkas at bppiac.hu
Tue Jan 25 14:11:40 UTC 2005
seth vidal wrote:
>>Not the same pinning. I'm talking about adding a bit that would tell
>>whether a particular package was requested by the user or brought in
>>just to satisfy a dependency of another package. Packages of the
>>latter group that no longer have any dependency in the database may be
>>garbage collected. Packages of the former group shouldn't.
> Right but the problem is this.
> sometimes, when I know a dep a package needs i'll request it too.
> so instead of:
> yum install rdiff-backup
> I'll run:
> yum install rdiff-backup librsync
> So, I've requested it - but only b/c I know it's a dep.
why did you do so? if anyone you should know that yum will intall it
too. is it faster? or? is there _any_ reason for this???
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