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Fwd: Merging PLD patches for RPM @rpm5.org (AUTODEP_PKGNAMES)

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Sun 18 Jan 2009 - 17:42:21 CET
Message-id: <1BEF4726-A4E2-4B14-A4EC-460121446BC1@mac.com>


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
> Date: January 18, 2009 11:37:43 AM EST
> To: "PLD: Developers list (English)" <pld-devel-en@lists.pld- 
> linux.org>
> Subject: Re: Merging PLD patches for RPM @rpm5.org
> Reply-To: "PLD: Developers list (English)" <pld-devel-en@lists.pld-linux.org 
> >
>
>
> On Jan 18, 2009, at 10:56 AM, Radoslaw Zielinski wrote:
>
>> Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com> [18-01-2009 16:31]:
>> [...]
>>> Is the AUTODEP_PKGNAMES portion of the rpm-pld-autodep.patch, which
>>> maps
>>> dependencies back to package names, actually useful/used by PLD? The
>>
>> No.
>>
>> It has been turned off for Th, as it's an endless source of  
>> annoyances
>> for cases where multiple packages can satisfy a given dependency.
>>
>
> ok, thanks.
>
> The case of multiple Provides: could be detected during the mapping
> and the mapping could be disabled (or build failed) when multiple
> Provides:
> are encountered.
>
> Does that permit AUTODEP_PKGNAMES to be useful/used by Th?
>
> Note that my personal POV is that the AUTODEP_PKGNAMES mapping is
> insufficiently
> general because the mapping applies only to Requires:, ignoring all
> other dependencies.
>
> But the mapping to package names could be attempted for other
> dependencies too.
>
> 73 de Jeff
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