[Fedora-packaging] gnome-screensaver packaging problem

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 13:06:12 UTC 2005

On 9/15/05, Michael Schwendt <bugs.michael at gmx.net> wrote:
> The whole discussion is pointless as long as there are virtual provides
> in the Extras package which interfere with Core package names. This is a
> show-stopper. Upgrading xscreensaver-base currently removes
> gnome-screensaver, simply because gnome-screensaver "Provides:
> xscreensaver-base".

damn it, you're right. So basically there needs to be a seperate
virtual provides that is not keyed to a packagename that both
xscreensavers-base and gnome-screensaver can provide that
xscreensavers-extras can require.  Like  the "webclient" provides
shared by several core packages.


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