Linux and application installing

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Fri Sep 17 21:26:15 UTC 2010


On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17 September 2010 15:28, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Not if it's provided in the RPM header in a way where it can be easily
>> stuffed into the metadata or a similar place.
>
> Bear in mind: 'n' applications per package, where 'n' can be a large
> number. This means you have to come up with an interesting way to
> encode binary data in a application prefixed rpm-provide. Icky.

We should simply add a rule of at most one app per package.  Yes, this
means you, gnome-games.


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