[Python-Dev] Accept just PEP-0426
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.
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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