Software Management call for RFEs

Jan Zelený jzeleny at
Thu May 23 13:10:56 UTC 2013

On 23. 5. 2013 at 14:23:30, Michal Schmidt wrote:
> On 05/23/2013 01:44 PM, Jan Zelený wrote:
> > +1 for this, the dependency hell for 32 bit applications is really a major
> > pain in the new versions of Ubuntu. I have dealt with that multiple times
> > and I wasn't able to resolve all the problems (e.g. Google Earth still
> > doesn't work on Ubuntu for me)
> Isn't that simply because deb packages do not express library
> dependencies in as detailed way as rpm packages do?
> I'm sure Richard was not suggesting to get rid of that rpm feature.

TBH I'm not perfectly sure what causes the problem but since the new 
"multilib" in Ubuntu started I am dealing with a whole bunch of issues like 
the one I described. So to sum up, I personally think we are doing much better 
with the way how things work in Fedora.


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