[Fedora-packaging] sparse 0.2, headers and static lib

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed Dec 6 07:27:58 UTC 2006

Matt_Domsch at dell.com (Matt Domsch) writes:

> 1) need -devel have a Requires: %{name}-%{version}-${release} if that
> doesn't include a shared library?  I wouldn't think so, but it's a
> "Must" in the guidelines.
> ...
> 3) if yes, should -static have a Requires:
>    %{name}-devel-%{version}-%{release}?  Should this go in the
>    recommendations for all -static packages?

-static (and -debuginfo) are good candidates for:

| Conflicts: %name < %version-%release
| Conflicts: %name > %version-%release

This prevents version mix without adding unneeded Requires:


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