Bug 413391 - RFE: provide libgsf-gnome-devel
RFE: provide libgsf-gnome-devel
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libgsf (Show other bugs)
5.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
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Reported: 2007-12-05 23:15 EST by Michael A. Peters
Modified: 2007-12-06 03:45 EST (History)
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Description Michael A. Peters 2007-12-05 23:15:41 EST
Description of problem:
This is really petty, but it would be nice if libgsf-devel could provide
libgsf-gnome-devel.

It seems to have the same files as the fedora 8 subpackage, but in the main
devel package instead of split off.

It would just make things easier when rebuilding some fedora src.rpm in RHEL.

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Steps to Reproduce:
[mpeters@jerusalem ~]$ rpm -qf /usr/lib/pkgconfig/libgsf-gnome-1.pc 
libgsf-devel-1.14.1-6.1
  
- on F8 system -
yum provides /usr/lib/pkgconfig/libgsf-gnome-1.pc
libgsf-gnome-devel.i386

Additional info:
Really minor, just maybe think about it next time you rebuild?
Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2007-12-06 03:45:00 EST
It was split like that in F8 to support the OLPC requirements for more granular
packages. It'll be like that in RHEL-6 as well, but for the RHEL perspective I
see it as a super minor enhancement. 

We generally don't mess around splitting packages that are already pushed into a
stable release during an update so its not going to happen casually as part of a
potential libgsf update.

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