Re: missing gnome-keyring-devel

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On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 12:29 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> On Thu, 02 Feb 2012 09:52:54 +0100, MC (Milan) wrote:
>>
>> > On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 07:23 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> > > This is a dependency of deja-dup and seems to have silently obsoleted.
>> > > Changelog shows https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=771299 as a
>> > > pointer but it is unclear to me what am I supposed to do?
>> >
>> >     Hi,
>> > it was renamed to libgnome-keyring-devel, a note in the gnome-keyring
>> > ChangeLog would work, as it was not obvious for me too.
>>
>> "Renamed"? If so, it would be just another example why our Package Renaming
>> Process is flawed and only adds tiresome bureaucracy for those who follow it.
>>
>> This new package was introduced as a _conflicting_ package with a normal
>> review request and without following:
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Package_Renaming_Process
>>
>
> There's no renaming going on here, really. A package was split
> (gnome-keyring calved libgnome-keyring as a separate module), and as a
> consequence, gnome-keyring-devel became libgnome-keyring-devel. We could
> have probably handled the transition better by adding a temporary
> provides. Too late now.

And / or announcing the change so people are aware of a change.

Peter
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