[Fedora-packaging] Re: Requires(post{, un}) on something in coreutils

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Fri Feb 9 22:08:56 UTC 2007

Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net (Axel Thimm) writes:

>> > Maybe we need a minimal assumed runtime environment just like we
>> > define a minimal assumed build evironment?
>> What's wrong with the current situation that we need such a change?
> Because as it stands now the OP's question on whether to add coreutils
> as a dependency is valid and would have to be positively confirmed. Or
> rephrased: the current situation is that the practice and the
> guidelines diverge and we need to fix one of them.

Obviously, 'coreutils' MUST be a Requires(...) when they are used in the
corresponding scriptlet. Afais, only some Core package are violating
this simple rule and must be fixed.

>> > The definition of such a beast would be the minimal set of packages
>> > that are needed to do anything sensible, for example everything
>> > that is pulled in by redhat-lsb (which includes coreutils).
>> Hahaha... Why not just add KDE and openoffice to the base environment?
> Because they are too big? Hohoho.

Is there such big difference in the size between 'redhat-lsb' and 'KDE'?

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