pidgin obsoleting itself

M A Young m.a.young at
Wed Jun 9 10:38:16 UTC 2010

On Wed, 9 Jun 2010, Peter Lemenkov wrote:

> 2010/6/9 Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at>:
>> Competing "Obsoletes" once again. The packager is playing with fire.
> Not in this case.

It seems to me that this is using something that happens to work for yum 
(and maybe not for other utilities, different yum versions, etc. ) rather 
than a defined feature to handle this situation. So I agree that the 
packager is playing with fire and there are probably better ways of 
achieving this result.

 	Michael Young

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