Aggregation upstream projects are BAD (kdesdk for example)

seth vidal skvidal at
Tue Sep 11 13:03:09 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 01:05 -0400, Ray Strode wrote:
> Hi,
> > 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?
> So one cool feature I learned about a while ago (that you may already
> know about) with yum is you can do
> yum install /usr/bin/umbrello
> or whatever the full path to the program is, and it will automatically
> grab the right package.  Of course, that feature is only useful if you
> already know the name of the binary, and where it's getting installed
> to.

Right-  yum can install using provides as the key.

This is why I suggested packages containing more than one program should
provide the name of the other programs explicitly.


 yum install umbrello

would work.


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