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Re: [yast-devel] Lazy package requirements of YaST modules
  • From: Klaus Kaempf <kkaempf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 12:17:24 +0200
  • Message-id: <20090909101724.GA27339@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* J. Daniel Schmidt <jdsn@xxxxxxx> [Sep 09. 2009 11:29]:
On Wednesday 09 September 2009 11:23:40 Martin Vidner wrote:
yast2-nfs-server requires nfs-kernel-server, but it does not say so
in .spec. Instead, it checks at run time and offers to install it
then. Other modules are similar.

Should we not list these packages as Recommends in .spec?
IIRC the current practice was esablished before Recommends was
available.

I already asked this about a year ago :)

http://lists.opensuse.org/yast-devel/2008-11/msg00002.html

Thanks Daniel !

Maybe Coolo has a different opinion for openSUSE, though.


Klaus
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