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Bug 1064355 - Useless explicit dependency on %{scl}-runtime?
Summary: Useless explicit dependency on %{scl}-runtime?
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Software Collections
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Packaging_Guide
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
: 1.2
Assignee: Petr Kovar
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URL: http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/F...
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Depends On: 1054824
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-02-12 13:17 UTC by Petr Pisar
Modified: 2015-08-04 15:01 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-08-04 15:01:16 UTC
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Description Petr Pisar 2014-02-12 13:17:23 UTC
2.10. Uninstalling all Software Collection directories reads:

> Keep in mind that the yum remove command does not uninstall directories
> provided by those Software Collection packages and subpackages that are
> removed after the Software Collection runtime subpackage is removed.
>
That could be true. However this sounds like a bug in yum/rpm.

> To ensure that all directories are uninstalled, make those packages and
> subpackages depend on the runtime subpackage.

Well, to use any package from a collection, one has to enable the collection first. So any collection package must transitively require the runtime subpackage.

> To do so, add the following
> line to the spec file of each of those packages and subpackages:

> %{?scl:Requires: %{scl}-runtime}

Therefore I consider adding the explicit dependency to only _some_ packages as false.

> Adding the above line ensures that all directories provided by those packages
> and subpackages are removed correctly as long as the runtime subpackage does
> not depend on any of those packages and subpackages.

Moreover I was told that yum/rpm does not work like that and that the explicit dependency does not help.


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