Summary/Minutes from today's FESCo Meeting (2015-10-07)

Vít Ondruch vondruch at redhat.com
Fri Oct 9 15:05:00 UTC 2015


Dne 9.10.2015 v 16:41 Kevin Fenzi napsal(a):
> On Fri, 9 Oct 2015 16:36:37 +0200
> Zdenek Kabelac <zkabelac at redhat.com> wrote:
>
>> IMHO  all we need is to support  multiple version of same library
>> to be installable  -- that's mine point why  usability of Fedora
>> is miles behind other distros.
> ...snip...
>
> We do. 
>
> If you need a different version of a library, you can make a compat
> library. It's just assumed that you want the latest/current one. 

This does not scale unfortunately ... and it is common excuse to not
support it properly. IOW, I want to have package foo-1.0 installed side
by side with foo-2.0 and I don't want to have foo1-1.0 side by side with
foo-2.0. And this applies especially for packages which are designed to
not conflict by design.


Vít


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