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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add a "make rpmball" target

On lun, 2014-03-03 at 18:23 +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 03, George Dunlap wrote:
> > >In this case, to avoid package conflicts, add some tags like:
> > >Obsoletes: xen-libs
> > >Obsoletes: xen-tools
> > What exactly would this be for?
> In my case it would replace the distro xen,xen-libs,xen-tools.rpm with
> the new xen.rpm. If none of these packages are installed, its a nop.

In principle, I'd agree with George on the fact that is should well be
the developer to take care of this.

However, having the system thinking that, e.g., xen-libs is installed,
would allow one to install xen related libvirt distro packages, and test
them with the latest Xen, which would be pretty cool!


<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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