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Re: Is it possible to dynamize "requires" at RPM build time?



On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 12:09:51PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> How else will the host system know what files are in the chroot? We making
> use of rpms ability to manage an rpm db in another location. Since the
> buildroots are meant to be used to build a package and then thrown away,
> having an rpm db in the standard location is not a problem, especially
> since you don't want to be querying it during build.

But if you can't query it safely, why have it there at all? Wouldn't it be
better for queries to just fail?

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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