Software Management call for RFEs
ppisar at redhat.com
Fri May 24 10:37:47 UTC 2013
On 2013-05-24, Jonathan Dieter <jdieter at lesbg.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-05-24 at 08:03 +0000, Petr Pisar wrote:
>> Do you know virtual packages are forbidden in Fedora?
> Sorry, I just scanned through the guidelines and didn't see this
> anywhere. Do you mind citing a reference, please?
Well it's probably not forbidden by guidelines, but I've heard this rule
many times. There exists a thread on fedora-packaging mailing list
I also think rpmlint considers empty package as an error and I remember
I saw an rpmbuild run that did not produce an sub-package just because
there was no %files section.
Despite all of that I consider this solution with meta sub-packages as
the best option until RPM will support disjunction.
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