kdeaddons requires kdemultimedia-extras
lostson at lostsonsvault.org
Wed Jul 4 23:01:56 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 04 July 2007 05:33:11 pm Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On 04/07/07, lostson <lostson at lostsonsvault.org> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 04 July 2007 04:29:08 pm Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > On 04/07/07, lostson <lostson at lostsonsvault.org> wrote:
> > > > Hello
> > > > I am curious to know as to why kdeaddons requires
> > > > kdemultimedia-extras as a dependency ? This seems kind of odd to me.
> > > > Now I have juk and all these other apps I really don't need or want.
> > > > I take these 2 packages are linked somehow but why and what for ?
> > >
> > > There is no such dependency in the kdeaddons.spec file. What binary
> > > rpm do you refer to? And where does it come from?
> > >
> > > $ grep extr kdeaddons.spec
> > > %package extras
> > > %description extras
> > > %post extras
> > > %postun extras
> > > %files extras
> > > - kde* package splitting in -extras
> > I am referring to kdeaddons - 3.5.6-4.fc7 I installed it this morning
> > and it pulled in kdemultimedia-extras as a dependency. I was wanting to
> > have the google search box in konqueror as I use konqueror as my web
> > browser. and the kdemultimedia-extras package it pulled it is 3.5.6-7.
> > These came straight out of yum as i did a yum install kdeaddons.
> Ah, I see. Sub-package-bloat-confusion. kdeaddons.spec BuildRequires
> kdemultimedia-devel, which due to the sub-package split leads to
> "noatun" related files in kdeaddons depending on noatun libraries in
good 'ol rpm hell weird how they tie all that together.
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