[Fedora-packaging] Re: Packaging emacs modes: EL/F compatibility

Michel Salim michel.sylvan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 00:19:21 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Patrice Dumas <pertusus at free.fr> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 07:33:45PM -0400, Michel Salim wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> wrote:
>> Unfortunately RHEL's emacs / emacs-nox do not seem to provide
>> emacs(bin), so in that case, since RPM does not allow for either-or
>> dependencies, what would the best solution be?
>> 1. Requires: emacs and disenfranchise emacs-nox users
>> 2. Requires: /usr/bin/emacs and draw the ire of yum users having to
>> download filelists.
> /usr/bin/ is always downloaded.
Ah, so one gets that for free? (the guideline should really mention
that). I'll wait for an official word on the bug report,

but if nothing comes up in the next few days, I might just do that.


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