Bug 253387 - ocaml-camlp4 and ocaml-camlp4-devel provide camlp4
ocaml-camlp4 and ocaml-camlp4-devel provide camlp4
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ocaml (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Gérard Milmeister
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Reported: 2007-08-18 13:52 EDT by Till Maas
Modified: 2008-12-08 02:27 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-12-08 02:27:15 EST
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Description Till Maas 2007-08-18 13:52:34 EDT
Description of problem:

ocaml-camlp4 and ocaml-camlp4-devel both provide camlp4. Afaik this makes only 
ocaml-camlp4 provide this, because of shortest-name wins. So you can drop the
Provides from one of the two packages. I would prefer that ocaml-camlp4-devel
provides camlp4 in F8 and ocaml-camlp4 starting from F9. This makes it easier to
 change from BR: camlp4 (works in F7), to BR: ocaml-camlp4-devel (works in  F8).
Of when you plan to update ocaml in F7, soon, make camlp4 provide

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Steps to Reproduce:
1.repoquery --repoid=development --whatprovides  camlp4
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Expected results:

Additional info:
When ocaml-camlp4-devel provides camlp4, ocaml-camlp4 will be installed, too,
when one wants to install camlp4, because  ocaml-camlp4-devel requires ocaml-camlp4
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 09:37:51 EDT
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
during the development of Fedora 8. In order to refocus our efforts as
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 02:41:28 EST
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Comment 3 Till Maas 2008-12-08 02:27:15 EST
Fixed in F10, ocaml-camlp4-devel-3.10.2-5.fc10, therefore I assume WONTFIX here.

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