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Old 05-06-2008, 02:17 PM
Rex Dieter
 
Default MultilibTricks

Michael Schwendt wrote:

> On Tue, 6 May 2008 14:46:45 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 06 May 2008 07:24:40 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>
>> > Tom Lane wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > > Indeed, in my experience the entire POINT of a -libs subpackage is
>> > > that
>> > > it doesn't pull in the whole base package. If it does, why are you
>> > > bothering to create a separate libs subpackage? So the review
>> > > guidelines are indisputably broken here.
>> >
>> > -libs, even if Require'ing the base pkg, helps multilib-wise.
>>
>> If -libs requires base pkg, there's no need to split the two.
>>
>> And it cannot help multilib-wise, because the -devel => -libs => base pkg
>> chain is still intact.
>
> Unless RPM doesn't care about the arch of the base pkg... and takes
> either one, ... oh well...

ah ha! (yes, that is the case).

-- Rex

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