[Fedora-packaging] build ID -debuginfo rpm convention

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Tue Jul 3 22:32:12 UTC 2007

>>>>> "RM" == Roland McGrath <roland at redhat.com> writes:

RM> * danglink symlink from foo-debuginfo rpm to file in foo rpm Is
RM> this kosher?

It is kosher if the dependencies make it such that there's no way the
symlink can be dangling in a running system.  (Outside of --nodeps, of

Many packages in the distro currently contain symlinks to files in
packages they depend on.

I'm afraid I can't comment on the plan itself as frankly I don't
know what problem is being solved by it.  Did I somehow miss that part
of the proposal?

 - J<

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