[Fedora-packaging] Automatic detection of Requires and versions

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Mon Jan 7 15:43:22 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 04:20:54PM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 16:15 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > 
> > I'd say the reverse than Rex, include the Require manually. But I may
> > well be wrong.
> Well, you are. If an upstream has its package properly designed (Esp.
> uses SONAMEs properly), then there should not be any need to let a
> run-time/application-package explicitly require a package by name.

Unless I am wrong, the sonames of 2.8 nad 2.10 are the same, but above
2.10 is needed.


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