[fedora-virt] does "qemu-launcher" really need "qemu" as a dependency?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Apr 8 10:49:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, 8 Apr 2009, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 06:16:13AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> >   for the sake of anal-retentive and pedantic testing, i decided
> > to remove a random qemu system emulation package (in this case,
> > qemu-system-arm) with:
> >
> >   # yum remove qemu-system-arm
> >
> > and the result was to remove qemu-launcher as well.  was that
> > really necessary?  does qemu-launcher really need the entire
> > "qemu" meta package as a dependency?
> Not sure really. NB, 'qemu-launcher' is not part of the qemu source
> package, so we've not touched it at all in recent qemu RPM
> refactoring. It is a completely separate project, so best to file a
> BZ against the qemu-launcher component, unless the maintainer
> happens to be lurking on this list....



Robert P. J. Day                               Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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