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Bug 293991 - claws-mail-devel should require on claws-mail
claws-mail-devel should require on claws-mail
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: claws-mail (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Andreas Bierfert
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-17 17:01 EDT by Michel Alexandre Salim
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-08 09:34:54 EDT
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Description Michel Alexandre Salim 2007-09-17 17:01:27 EDT
Description of problem:
If I install claws-mail-devel without installing claws-mail, it does not pull in
c-m as a dependency

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum remove claws-mail
2. yum install claws-mail-devel
Actual results:
claws-mail not reinstalled

Expected results:
claws-mail should be installed as a dependency

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Comment 1 Andreas Bierfert 2007-10-08 09:34:54 EDT
Why do you think should claws-mail be installed as a dependency?

claws-mail-devel is meant to build external plugins for claws-mail. For plugins
to build only the header files contained in the -devel package are needed and
nothing from the claws-mail package. Thus I see no sense in requiring the main
package for people who want to e.g. only build modules. For example the buildsys
profits from this as it does not have to install claws-mail itself but only the

If you have a good reason for having claws-mail-devel require claws-mail let me
know and reopen the bug. Otherwise I will stick to the current behavior.

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