[Fedora-packaging] Question about how libgcj-devel requires zlib

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Tue Sep 23 10:52:55 UTC 2008

Le Mar 23 septembre 2008 11:54, Panu Matilainen a écrit :

> Sure it would be possible to teach rpm to grok the name.arch syntax
> for
> (build)requires too, but it would require changing every depsolver to
> understand it too, and *that* would be incompatible change in spec
> syntax
> as well. Whereas the new provide introduces precisely zero
> incompatibilities.

But that would fix the problem once and for all wouldn't it? Are the
other solutions so fool-proof they won't need to be revised anyway?

Nicolas Mailhot

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