rpm's treatment of unversioned provides
ppisar at redhat.com
Mon Feb 21 15:43:18 UTC 2011
On 2011-02-21, Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> wrote:
> RPM traditionally treats unversioned provides as meaning "any version".
> Over on perl-devel list, it's been suggested that this is a bug in rpm.
> Googling around, I can't find any specific rationale for why rpm does
> this as opposed to say providing version 0. Can anybody enlighten me?
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I'm really interrested why RPM dependecny solver behaves like Paul says
and what it is good for.
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