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Re: [Fedora-packaging] PHP packaging policy notes



On 7/2/06, Christopher Stone <chris stone gmail com> wrote:
On 6/30/06, Joe Orton <jorton redhat com> wrote:
> Why should a PEAR package for foo provide php-foo?  Not sure that's a
> good idea.

I'm not sure this is a good idea either, and I'm not sure of why it's
part of the PHP packaging guidelines.


Okay, I found out why:

[17:31] <spot> but where there is no name conflict
[17:31] <spot> each package should Provide: php-FOO = %{version}-%{release}
[17:31] <spot> this way, we should catch the yum install php-FOO case

So this is okay, except that it needs to be added to the wiki page
(except where there is no name conflict) for example:

php-xmlrpc and php-pear-xmlrpc -- I'm *still* confused on these two ;-)


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