Dne 20.12.2012 01:43, Garrett Holmstrom napsal(a):
On 2012-12-19 5:12, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Vít Ondruch (vondruch(a)redhat.com) said:
>> Can somebody enlighten me, what is the purpose of ruby(abi) (replace
>> by python(abi) if you wish) virtual provide? Especially, why Ruby
>> packaging guidelines mandate "Requires: ruby(abi) = 1.9.1", i.e.
>> versioned require? And why in Python packages, python(abi) is
>> automatically generated?
> In the python case, it's because that python extension modules
> install in a version-specific directory ($libdir/python2.7, for
> This makes them explicitly tied to that version of python.
There's also the fact that the ABI for the bytecode that gets
generated at build time is specific to each x.y series of python
For that, you could have "Require: python-libs = 2.7" instead.
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