Another questionable dependency chain -- libreoffice-writer installs log4j-chainsaw
mizdebsk at redhat.com
Thu Jan 30 13:02:59 UTC 2014
On 01/30/2014 01:56 PM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 30 January 2014 12:48, Mikolaj Izdebski <mizdebsk at redhat.com> wrote:
>> dependencies may be required only in some contexts, for example only for
>> testing, or only when using that package to compile other packages.
> I think not-installed-by-default subpackages are the solution here.
That would certainly help from theoretical point of view, but that's not
really maintainable. Adding hundreds of empty packages just to improve
dependencies isn't the right way to go, IMHO. This should be fixed in
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