RFC: Soname in rpm name

Farkas Levente 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???

   Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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