rpm 4.12 and weak dependencies

Miloslav Trmač mitr at redhat.com
Thu Oct 9 15:07:45 UTC 2014

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> Most importantly, we need to update packaging guidelines to explain
> what are the semantic differences between these different tags. But
> that's a minor update.

That seems to be well enough covered upstream.  (Well modulo “does Fedora actually do what the upstream page says?“)

The Fedora question would be not “what do the tags do” but “when is it appropriate to use Suggests, when Recommends, and when Requires”?

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