[packman] sane-backends requires hotplug
manfred at links2linux.de
Tue May 6 22:29:36 CEST 2008
Am Dienstag, 6. Mai 2008 schrieb Rui Santos:
> Manfred Tremmel wrote:
> > Am Montag, 5. Mai 2008 schrieb Rui Santos:
> >> Manfred Tremmel wrote:
> >>> Am Freitag, 2. Mai 2008 schrieb Rui Santos:
> >>>> Hi all,
> >>>> I'm trying to upgrade my openSUSE version 10.3 to
> >>>> kernel-2.6.25. Kernel-2.6.25 requires udev-120
> >>>> udev-120 obsoletes hotplug
> >>> In 10.3 hotplug is provided by udev. When you update udev,
> >>> doesn't the new package provide hotplug?
> >> No, it specific obsoletes it...
> > Install the sane source-rpm, remove the requires entry in the spec
> > file and recompile it. I don't think it will make trouble.
> Nice :) Haven't thought of that... Thanks.
> > I can't provide a package for each update tree out of the normal
> > openSUSE YOU update.
> It was not my intention of even suggest that.
> But, if you look at udev's openSUSE Factory at
>suse/i586/udev-120-6.i586.rpm you can see in the openSUSE's changelog,
> that after udev-120, hotplug is remove as stated as '- remove ancient
> Obsoletes: hotplug" on that specific changelog.
> Just be ware that it seems that openSUSE 11.0 will provide no hotplug
> ( from an rpm provides point of view ) on it's udev.
I'll keep it in mind for first sane build for 11.0.
> > udev provides the hotplug mechanism, if there is a Provides entry,
> > or not.
> Yes. So why not replace the hotplug requirement udev? If it suits
> all, then it's a good thing, right ?
Because older SUSE versions didn't use udev, but have hotplug as
separate package. So it was easier simply to use hotplug as requirement
for all builds. When this doesn't work for 11.0 anymore, I have to add
a version depending dependency and I also can check for >= 10.3 on the
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