Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212796
Incorrect uses of Obsoletes and Provides in mono
Last modified: 2008-04-04 10:23:29 EDT
Description of problem:
Mono uses Obsoletes and Provide tags after the %description tag, which show up
in the description instead of fulfilling their intended use, namely:
(for mono-core) and:
Moreover, using Obsoletes/Provides for mono-basic is wrong. This is now a
separate upstream package, so it is not actually included in mono-core. Thus,
mono-core definitely shouldn't Provide it. The Obsoletes should also be
versioned (i.e. Obsoletes: mono-basic < 184.108.40.206) so mono-basic can be
packaged into Extras or similar repositories.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
RPM tags in the description.
RPM tags are interpreted by RPM.
So, the mono-devtools thing is a transient and should be removed.
The mono-basic part should just be removed and handled by the extras package.
Fortunately the error in placement makes these not efficient, so this is more of
a cosmetic bug than an actual bug, so no need for an FC6 update.
(we should fix it in rawhide of course)
I'll fix it on the next push to 1.2.6 in rawhide
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