[arch-dev-public] How the use of "provides" can damage the dependency tree
thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 24 14:21:17 EDT 2009
Pierre Schmitz schrieb:
> What do we learn by this? The use of provides can be dangerous when the
> providers have different deps. I wonder if we have more such problems.
That's why namcap should use direct link-level dependencies using
readelf and not rely on the fact that a dependency already provides the
library in question.
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