Software Management call for RFEs
jzeleny at redhat.com
Thu May 23 11:49:46 UTC 2013
On 22. 5. 2013 at 16:55:50, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> On 05/22/2013 04:44 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 23:30 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> >> different set of dependent packages, leading to some sort of
> >> combinatorial explosion of QA.
> > Right now we have approximately seven zillion combinatorial explosions
> > of QA, so one more on the pile is not going to make much of an
> > appreciable difference...though it could spell all kinds of fun for
> > image composes, I suspect.
> > Still, I don't see how that's really worth doing instead of just using a
> > virtual provide. The OP's reasoning for not using a virtual provide
> > sounded rather specious to me. The two things are functionally
> > equivalent so far as I can see. Just different syntax.
> I'll get more specific then:
> python-pyface can use two different graphics backends - either wxPython or
> pyQt4. In no way do these two packages provide the same thing in any
> meaningful way other than to pyface. So, while one could go the provides
> route, it doesn't seem to make sense to me. I suppose I could ask for:
> Provides: pyface-backend
> in both PyQt4 and wxPython. Think that would make sense?
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