[Fedora-packaging] Explicit "Requires" should (usually) be arch-specific
tgl at redhat.com
Wed Sep 16 01:39:23 UTC 2009
Braden McDaniel <braden at endoframe.com> writes:
> On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 19:12 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> 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?
Why would it need to? I should only have to require "foo", I should
not have to know whether foo comes in arch-specific or arch-independent
form. It should be up to the buildsystem to acquire the version that
is most appropriate for the target arch being built.
regards, tom lane
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