Git has too many freaking dependencies
pemboa at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 18:25:00 UTC 2008
On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Adam Jackson <ajackson at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 18:36 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > Le vendredi 15 février 2008 à 11:13 -0500, Yaakov Nemoy a écrit :
> > > Before I go and submit a bug, I would like to ask why git requires
> > > that i install so many dependencies?
> > Because git is not git, git is a metapackage.
> > Welcome to metapackage hell.
> Is it insane to propose that metapackages must be explicitly named as
I was thinking similarly as I read through this thread. I would have
just tried `yum install git` myself. Considering that I think I know
what git is, and that it was found by yum, I would have no reason to
`yum info git` first.
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