[ATrpms-users] libdvdcss update has knocked out k3b ?
J.Pilk at tesco.net
Fri Oct 3 17:58:50 CEST 2008
Anthony Messina wrote:
>>> then what's the point of having it in the repository at all? i can't
>>> imagine that most people looking to use libdvdcss are simply looking to
>>> read the documentation.
>> Just get libdvdcss2 as well. The issue with this particular package is
>> that its use is not autodetected by rpm as it is being done for all
>> other libs due to dlopen.
>> I'll hardwire the dependency to work around this, but for now just get
>> libdvdcss2 as well.
> just asking, but what is the motivation for splitting packages in this way?
> easier to keep good vs bad separate? i'm sure there is some good reason
> behind it.
This is the 'Description' shown by Smart: I suppose it's also available
through rpm. I'm better informed, but still not much wiser (TM) ;-)
> Shared libraries for package libdvdcss
This package provides the shared libraries libdvdcss.so.2* for the
Shared libraries are required at runtime for software built against
Keeping shared libraries in a separate package enables their use as
forward/backward compatibility packages.
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