On Wed, 2008-06-25 at 04:50 -0700, Christopher Stone wrote:
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02 AM, Panu Matilainen
> On Mon, 23 Jun 2008, Remi Collet wrote:
>> Jason L Tibbitts III a écrit :
>>> I've seen packages using Requires(hint): and testing shows that
>>> currently this is handled no differently from a regular Requires:.
>> Using this have one usefull purpose : documentation.
> Abusing bugs in software for documentation purposes? Lets not...
It works well for me, so I will continue to "abuse" the "bug" for
My personal opinion is that this thread is making a big deal out of nothing.
Provided what you say:
+1 to Tibbs' initial proposal on banning Requires(hint)
Rationale: It's undocumented, error-prone pollution to spec files, which
is likely to show harmful effects once rpm/yum/apt etc. should start