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Old 10-31-2010, 05:29 PM
Rex Dieter
 
Default Noarch package depending on an arch-specific package, how to handle it?

Ville-Pekka Vainio wrote:

> I'm packaging pymtp, which the new gPodder versions need as a
> dependency. The review request is at
> <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643199>. It's a python
> binding to libmtp done with ctypes. The package in itself is noarch, but
> I noticed it won't work, if the 32-bit version of libmtp is installed on
> a 64-bit system.
>
> Should I make the pymtp package arch dependent and require the libmtp
> package, which matches the arch?

I think so, yes, using (something like):

Requires: libmtp%{?_isa}

-- Rex

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