pidgin obsoleting itself
supercyper1 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 10:07:41 UTC 2010
2010/6/9 Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, 9 Jun 2010 17:15:01 +0800, Chen wrote:
>> > 2010/6/9 Chen Lei:
>> >> Yes, the obsoletes is necessary, if you don't add it, yum will only
>> >> pull in pidgin-evolution.
>> > For which operation? Can you elaborate a bit?
>> "yum upgrade" from 2.7.1-1 will only pull in new pidgin-evolution
>> subpackage and del old pidgin if you don't add obsoletes.
> Competing "Obsoletes" once again. The packager is playing with fire.
I test yum several days ago, if we split foo package into into foo and
bar, we must add obsoletes to both subpackages.
When we type "yum upgrade", old foo will be replaced by new foo and bar.
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