[Python-Dev] Accept just PEP-0426

Donald Stufft donald.stufft at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 03:04:51 CET 2012

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:01 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Look more closely at the docs for "Obsoletes" in RPM, not just those for "Provides". Being able to transparently replace an existing package with a renamed one that installs files with the same names is certainly part of the purpose/capabilities of the RPM dependency machinery (i.e. precisely the distribute vs setuptools situation). 
> We may want to clarify the wording to ensure it is clear that the provision of the dist name (as posted on PyPI) is implied, though.
> Cheers,
> Nick.
I'm not sure if you're responding to me or not, but we also have Obsoletes-Dist
in the metadata. (Which I don't like the name of but that's for another argument).

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