[Rpm-maint] Enforce install/erase order without adding a Requires:

Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
Thu Nov 25 13:37:57 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 02:13:36PM +0100, FlorianFesti wrote:
> There have been various issues with packages that demand a special order 
> of installation but do not want to Require the package to be installed 
> first. So a tag that is like Requires: during ordering but ignored 
> otherwise is needed.

OK, I'll bite. Can you list a few examples? I don't think I've
seen the need for this here at SUSE.


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
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