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Re: [SLE] stupid dependencies
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 16:03:12 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503091601440.7709@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Monday 2005-03-07 at 03:41 +0100, Philipp Thomas wrote:

> Dylan <dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx> [Sun, 6 Mar 2005 21:14:14 +0000]:
>
> >Maybe not STUPID, but stupidly annoying sometimes. It would be really
> >nice if a dependency could be flagged as *essential* or *optional*.
>
> Try to convince the rpm developers. It would be useless if SUSE created
> its own version of rpm.
>
> Yes, rpm does have a number of drawbacks (like the inability to keep
> track of package renames) which we'll have to live with as long as its
> the standard packaging method.

True.

Would it be possible for Yast to handle those things, like package renames
across suse updates? It would be nice :-)

--
Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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