[Fedora-packaging] Explicit "Requires" should (usually) be arch-specific

Braden McDaniel braden at endoframe.com
Tue Sep 15 23:38:56 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 19:12 -0400, Tom Lane wrote: 
> Braden McDaniel <braden at endoframe.com> writes:
> > Since apparently a requirement for "foo" can be satisfied by any
> > available architecture for which a "foo" is available, "Requires" that
> > do not specify the architecture are unsafe for multilib systems (unless
> > the dependency really can be satisfied by any architecture--which does
> > not strike me as the most common case).
> Surely this is a bug, not something that every single specfile must
> work around.

If it's a bug, then how do you propose a specfile should articulate a
"Requires" that *can* be satisfied by any architecture?

Or maybe I'm misunderstanding what you think the bug is...?

Braden McDaniel <braden at endoframe.com>

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