[Rpm-maint] [Suse-patch] Revert provides as obsoletes behavior
mls at suse.de
Mon Jun 18 22:39:54 UTC 2007
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 01:58:47PM +0200, Florian Festi wrote:
> Why updates should not be treated as obsoletes of the pkg name can be
> easily seen at the example already mentioned earlier.
> python-2.4 (virtual provides python = 2.4)
> python22 provides python = 2.2
> rpm -Uvh python-2.5-1.rpm
> removes both of the packages above.
Maybe, but look at Fedora's python package. It contains:
Provides: python2 = 2.4.2
python22 will probably also contain:
Provides: python2 = 2.2
Now installung python-2.5-1 also removes both packages.
Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
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