Firefox on Fedora: No longer funny
notting at redhat.com
Tue Oct 11 14:36:01 UTC 2011
Thomas Spura (tomspur at fedoraproject.org) said:
> > If the required updates are due to version checks in the extensions,
> > it might be possible to have RPM have a dependency generator that
> > checks these and outputs the appropriate Requires/Conflicts lines,
> > such that this could be easily caught by AutoQA.
> Generally speaking, could be possible (didn't look at other extensions).
> I'll try to script somthing for the requires generation
> like /usr/lib/rpm/pythondeps.sh. But it won't be possible to easily
> generalize requires, it would be better to have Conflicts:
> <!-- Firefox -->
> There isn't only firefox in that file, there are many browsers that
> aren't available in fedora, so R: Flock >= 0.4 and R: Flock <= 2.0.*
> would be never fulfilled --> Choosing to conflict with all other
> Would that be ok/sane?
Requires: firefox >= 3.0
Conflicts: firefox > 10.0a1
(You could do the first one as a conflicts, too, but since the package
is already going to have a Requires: on firefox, might as well just version
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