BR mingw32-filesystem

Farkas Levente lfarkas at
Wed Nov 26 13:40:35 UTC 2008

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 01:51:43PM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> hi,
>> as all mingw32-x packages
>> BuildRequires:  mingw32-filesystem
>> wouldn't be possible to automatically add it somehow to all packages?
>> on the other hand should this BR be version? in case of automatic R is
>> version then yes, but then each time the mingw32-filesystem package
>> update we've to update each mingw32-x spec file which is a nightmare!:-(
> No we don't.
> Each MinGW package should depend on mingw32-filesystem >= VERSION
> where VERSION is the minimum version required.
> For example, if some feature was added to mingw32-filesystem version
> 40 in order to support mingw32-foo -- for example, if an extra
> 'Provides(somedll)' was added to support mingw32-foo -- then
> mingw32-foo would have:
>   BuildRequires: mingw32-filesystem >= 40
> and would stay like that until another feature was added to support
> mingw32-foo (if that ever happened).

but in mingw32-filesystem's
echo 'mingw32-filesystem >= @VERSION@'
which means any mingw32-x packages will require mingw32-filesystem
latest installed, but BR mingw32-filesystem >= 40. is it ok?

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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