[Rpm-maint] Pruning self-dependencies?

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Wed Jul 4 15:30:38 UTC 2007

On Monday 02 July 2007, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 21:50 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > As for how many dependencies this would eliminate, running some quick
> > queries [0] against the Fedora primary sqlite metadata database told me
> > it'd be about 7.3% of all dependencies (9246/126066).  This is inaccurate
> > (no versions in dependencies taken into account etc) but I think it
> > should be the correct order of magnitude.
> Of those, how many are used as Requires: from other packages?

I don't know, but... why?  I'm not sure how that's related to pruning 
self-Requires; I can see how it could relate to reducing the number of 
Provides but that's a different beast, and a much tougher one.

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