[Fedora-packaging] dangling symlink vs file dependencies

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Thu Jul 2 15:40:02 UTC 2015


>>>>> "VO" == Vít Ondruch <vondruch at redhat.com> writes:

VO> I find the file requires better describing what my package needs and
VO> find them more robust. So I'd like to use them.

You really shouldn't.  Unless the repodata format has changed so that
downloading file lists has gotten fast, file-based dependencies that
aren't in a few select directories require additional metadata downloads
which sucks for end users.

It could be that I'm just echoing some outdated information, though.

 - J<


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