Software Management call for RFEs

Michael Scherer misc at
Wed May 22 21:49:54 UTC 2013

Le mercredi 22 mai 2013 à 11:17 -0700, Ravindra Kumar a écrit :
> I don't know if this feature already exists, so forgive my
> ignorance if it is already there.
> I think having an RPM equivalent of Systemd's
> "ConditionVirtualization" will be very useful
> for controlling packages that are intended for
> virtualized environments. It could gracefully
> warn users about unsupported environments. It
> can also be overridden using some switch to
> force ignore the warning.

libsolv/yast does it ( if I understood correctly ).You can have some
virtual provides that exist as fake packages in the db, and then have a
package have a requires on it. So it cannot be installed if the hardware
is not here.

Michael Scherer

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