[Fedora-packaging] meta-package guideline needed ?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Mon Jan 12 13:53:13 UTC 2009

Le Lun 12 janvier 2009 14:49, Jonathan Underwood a écrit :

> My perception (which may be incorrect) is that the general use case
> for meta packages is to simplify the installation of a group of
> subpackages of one package. Whereas the use case for comps groups
> seems presently more targeted towards installation of a larger set of
> packages which are often not subpackages.

Just because a comps group can easily handle packages from different
origin does not mean you should not use it for subpackages generated
from the same srpm.

Nicolas Mailhot

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