Aggregation upstream projects are BAD (kdesdk for example)

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Sat Sep 8 13:54:05 UTC 2007

seth vidal wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 15:12 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> A college of mine wanted to use umbrello in our Universities labs, since the
>> Linux install there are Fedora he asked me about umbrello for Fedora.
>> Since I could NOT find it, I packaged it, see:
>> But then I got a comment to the review it was already in Fedora in kdesdk. But 
>> then why on earth doesn't kdesdk have a Provides umbrello so that yum install
>> umbrello works? Or even better an umbrello sub-package?
> File a bug with the maintainer of kdesdk and ask them add provides for
> each of the programs that it includes.
> Do it for all of the items you think is important. I think that's a fair
> thing to do.

I forgot to say in my mail I already did that, see:

But that still doesn't solve the version interlocking of completely unrelated 



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