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

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed Sep 16 08:04:23 UTC 2009

Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> writes:

>> 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?  

dietlibc needs this.  There are the arch specific libs in -devel and the
common 'diet' program in 'dietlibc'.  E.g. 'dietlibc-devel' for x86_64
and i386 can be used both with 'dietlibc' for x86_64 and for i386.


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