apel -> emacs-apel (was: Re: [ACTION REQUIRED v2] Orphan removal)
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Thu Feb 24 15:05:30 UTC 2011
Michael Schwendt (mschwendt at gmail.com) said:
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:45:54 +0100, Michael wrote:
> > On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:46:09 +0900 (JST), Akira wrote:
> > > BN> Orphan: apel
> > > BN> ddskk requires apel = 10.7-4.fc12
> > > BN> emacs-common-w3m requires apel = 10.7-4.fc12
> > > BN> emacs-w3m requires apel = 10.7-4.fc12
> > > BN> flim requires apel = 10.7-4.fc12
> > > BN> migemo-emacs requires apel = 10.7-4.fc12
> > > BN> migemo-xemacs requires apel = 10.7-4.fc12
> > >
> > > apel has just been renamed to emacs-apel because of the
> > > naming guidelines. the above packages has to be rebuilt
> > > against emacs-apel instead of apel.
> > When renaming a package you would normally add a good Obsoletes/Provides
> > pair for the old name and drop that only after an appropriate period of
> > time (e.g. 2-3 dist releases). Has that been done for "apel"?
> $ repoquery --whatprovides apel
> What do the other packages require a specific VR of apel?
> Is that necessary or just too strict?
I believe it's just an artifact of the script that checks for requires;
if something else provides apel, we can drop the original apel package.
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