#394 Outdated guideline about Requires(foo,bar) syntax
Closed: Fixed None Opened 8 years ago by scop.


AFAICT the last bugs related to comma separated scriptlet dep syntax
like Requires(pre,post,...) were fixed in rpm 4.7.1, so I suggest
removing the "Scriptlets requirements" paragraph altogether, or
leaving it in but noting it only concerns EL5 nowadays.

(Originally posted on list, got no response there. https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/packaging/2014-January/009924.html)

info Remove the Scriptlets requirements section from the Guidelines and add them to the epel guidelines for EL5 (+1:5, 0:0, -1:0)

Section removed from guidelines and added to the EPEL wiki page. Announcement text:


The Guidelines contained a section stating not to use "Requires(post,pre):" type syntax due to rpm bugs. Since those bugs only apply to the rpm shipped in RHEL5, the prohibition has been removed from the guidelines.


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