[Fedora-packaging] Automatic detection of Requires and versions
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Mon Jan 7 16:38:52 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 16:43 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> 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.
If the SONAMEs are the same, the libraries MUST be compatible.
=> No need for a package dep.
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