On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 02:37:27PM +0200, Pixel wrote:
> Michael Schroeder <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > So A requires B and B has a requires(post) to A? This isn't installable
> > at all, thus it's a packaging bug.
> i don't agree.
> not knowing exactly what rpmlib does, here is how i understand the pb:
> "Requires" is same as "Requires(postrans)", ie if A requires B, it
> doesn't mean B must be installed before A.
It means that B must be installed before A *works* (easiest
case: B is a library).
Thus, if C has a "Requires(post): A" (e.g. C calls A in a post
scriptlet), A must work, so B and A have to be installed before C.
Michael Schroeder email@example.com
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Received on Thu Sep 25 15:36:54 2008