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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Sep 23 13:51:00 UTC 2008

Panu Matilainen wrote:

> Well obviously you don't want to use literal, hardcoded "Requires: 
> zlib-devel(x86-32)" in the spec, but this instead:
> Requires: zlib-devel%{?_isa}
> And yes this is one of the major cases for which the whole ISA-thingie 
> was invented. What's missing is the mass-rebuild to make the 
> ISA-provides globally available, and FPC guidelines on using them.

Thanks Panu, this will certainly be a very welcome new rpm feature.

-- Rex

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