[Fedora-packaging] Re: Requires(hint):

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Thu Jun 26 06:41:36 UTC 2008

On Wed, 25 Jun 2008, Enrico Scholz wrote:

> Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> writes:
>> E.g. openSUSE's rpm has such constructs, but they are using a
>> different *spec-syntax. They have "Recommends:, Supplements:,
>> Enhances:, Suggests:", not Requires(hint).
> 'Suggests:' + 'Recommends:' are synonyms for 'Requires(hint)' in upstream
> rpm (which creates corresponding RPMTAG_SUGGESTS* tags for them).

Requires(hint) is only synonym for Requires(randomjunk) for rpm.org which 
is the upstream rpm for Fedora.

 	- Panu -

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