Re: provide the lsb packages
Johannes , Matt , Thank you very much for your advices.
I'll look through it them.
On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 10:27:06AM -0500, Matt Wilson wrote:
> What I've done in Red Hat Linux is I think the best approach. I've
> added a keystone package called 'redhat-lsb' that requires things on
> the system in order to make it LSB compliant. It in turn Provides the
> lsb dependency.
> See the binary and source RPMS:
> Currently I auto-generate the .spec file with some shell scripting.
> It would be nice to make the .spec file from the lsb database.
> Feel free to direct any comments to me.
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 11:51:13AM +0100, Johannes Poehlmann wrote:
> > My understanding is that all lsb compliant packages have a
> > "Requires lsb" in their package header (Or require another package, wich
> > requires "lsb"). By providing a "lsb" package or explicitly saying
> > "Provides lsb" in the header of a installed package
> > the package will install (without --nodeps ;-).
> > Bottom line:
> > You can put what you want in a "lsb" package. By having one,you declare
> > that your system is ready to get lsb compliant packages installed.