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Re: svn commit: r13715 - in trunk/packages/rpm: redhat-7.x redhat-8+wbel-3

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2005-03-28 17:14:20 CEST

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:

> David Summers wrote:
>> On Mon, 28 Mar 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>>> Log:
>>>> * rpm/redhat-7.x/subversion.spec,
>>>> rpm/redhat-8+/subversion.spec,
>>>> rpm/wbel-3/subversion.spec : Changed swig-1.3.19-3 package to co-exist
>>>> with
>>>> swig package that comes with Redhat.
>>> I don't understand what this log message means - can you clarify?
>>> Thanks.
>>> Max.
>> Yes, swig 1.1p5 comes with most versions of RedHat (7.3 - RHEL3). I had a
>> swig 1.3.19-2 that superseded the swig-1.1p5 that came with RedHat. My
>> swig-1.3.19-3 now co-exists with the swig-1.1p5 that came with Redhat.
>> Not a show-stopper, but I'm working towards trying NOT to supersede
>> packages that came with the distribution.
>> Hope that clarifies it for you.
> Ah, good, that makes sense.
> Perhaps it might be better to name your package "swig13", to make it more
> obvious that it is designed to be installed as-well-as not instead-of. I know
> RPM allows multiple versions of the same package name, but people mostly
> don't expect that to happen, and habituate to using "rpm -U".

Good point, will do.

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