Re: garbage-collector.rpm ? (Was: Re: Summary - Broken dependencies in Fedora Extras - 2007-03-03)

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On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 08:10:33PM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram schrieb:
> > Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> >> On Sun, 4 Mar 2007 12:18:32 +0100
> >> bugs.michael@xxxxxxx (Michael Schwendt) wrote:
> >>> The missing obsoletes is a fundamental problem, not specific to
> >>> Extras. There is no automatic garbage collection during upgrades.
> > Do we know of any distribution that handles it better?
> No idea, but maybe we could ship a "garbage-collector.7-1.fc7.rpm" in
> the repo that simply obsoletes all packages that aren't shipped anymore
> and don't get obsoleted by other packages.

And what if such a package gets picked up by another repo?
Axel.Thimm at

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