[Fedora-packaging] meta-package guideline needed ?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Mon Jan 12 13:51:44 UTC 2009

Le Lun 12 janvier 2009 14:43, David Timms a écrit :
> Patrice Dumas wrote:
>> Also some packages of the group can be removed, while a meta-package
>> prevents that, as long as the meta-package itself is present. This
>> can also be seen as an advantage, depending on the situation, but it
>> is
>> definitely a difference.
> And in my situation removing any package in the "group" would break
> the
> external software that the meta package has simplified the install of.

However we do not change out package layout to accommodate external
software. Please keep your external software adaptation layers outside
the Fedora repository.

Nicolas Mailhot

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