[lug] source rpm dependencies

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Thu Mar 15 19:29:03 MST 2001

Yeah I was havin' my usual fun poking at RPM, but that was my original thought 
too... something's wrong with the dependencies in the SRPM file.  Fix it and 
send a patch upstream to whoever created the SRPM.  :-)

Quoting Sean Reifschneider <jafo at tummy.com>:

> On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 02:43:06PM -0700, Nate Duehr wrote:
> >This is where I love dpkg.  "bash - provides sh".
> >Go Debian!  :-) hahaha...
> As if RPM doesn't have that...  It would seem that the SRPM that's being
> built is broken (at least from a RedHat standpoint).  Is there some sort
> of pre-req in the .spec file that is asking for /bin/sh?  What is the
> result of "rpm -qf /bin/sh" on that machine?
> I rebuild nearly everything from SRPM, and really haven't seen this
> problem,
> except when somone had the wrong pre-reqs in the .spec file.  Install
> the
> SRPM, then look in it's spec file in /usr/src/redhat/SPECS
> Sean
> -- 
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> mean
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> Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
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Nate Duehr, nate at natetech.com

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