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Bug 39928 - Requirement for initscript and filesystem versions appears too restrictive
Requirement for initscript and filesystem versions appears too restrictive
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xinetd (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-05-09 15:00 EDT by kenneth_porter
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Description kenneth_porter 2001-05-09 15:00:11 EDT
Rebuilding xinetd- on RH6.1, resulting package can't be installed without --nodeps. Installation appears to work correctly. 

I can't identify a reason for the package requirements for specific initscript and filesystem versions. The initscript requirement is particularly 
troublesome as it imposes a requirement for a 2.4 kernel.

If the specific versions of initscripts and filesystem are really needed, please add a comment in the spec file explaining why.
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-05-09 17:32:15 EDT
The reason for the required version of initscripts is the translation mechanism,
the reason for the required version of filesystem is the dependance on

The reason for the filesystem was given in the changelog, while the initscripts
goes under "gettextization" (which could have clearer).

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