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

Jon Masters jcm at redhat.com
Wed Sep 16 02:29:12 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.

Well, if it's a bug then the entire multilib approach is a bug ;)


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