[TriLUG] RPM spec file... Requires: init(foo) ??
clubjuggler at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 23:40:19 EDT 2006
On 8/17/06, Benjamin Reed <rangerrick at befunk.com> wrote:
> D'oh! You're right.
> However, looking at it, I'm assuming it's kind of like RPMs that provide
> perl(XML::API) or whatever. It's just a convention used for defining
> certain types of provides/requires.
Eureka! That's where I've seen it. Man, it's been a while since
I worked with RPMs.
> I expect that wherever that spec file was made, they had custom stuff in
> their find-depends scripts included in RPM to auto-generate init-script
> dependencies, or something else goofy like that.
Yeah, that's very weird.
> In a requires: line, that syntax doesn't mean anything, it's just
> another string. You could "Provides: shoe(size10)" probably and still
> have it work, and if a package Requires: shoe(size10) it will work. :)
Ha! Nice example.
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