[Fedora-packaging] Packaging guidelines for Emacsen add-on packages

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Mon May 7 22:53:08 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 08 May 2007, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> Actually, thinking more about it, having a Requires:emacs-common is
> sub-optimal, as the user who oesn't have any emacs package installed
> could install the add-on, which would pull in emacs-commonm, but not
> emacs or emacs-nox.

That's right, but IMHO it's the lesser evil when compared to insisting on a 
particular flavour of the actual emacs binary.  Mileages vary and I'm not 
going to insist on that though ;), especially because:

> > I will open a bugzilla RFE asking for a virtual Provides: emacs(bin)
> > though for the future, I think that's a good idea.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=239374

Thanks, added a comment there.

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