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



On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 01:41:06PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 12:05:33PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > In that case, the rpm database shouldn't be installed into the chroot,
> > > should it? At the very least, not at the standard location for the
> > > in-place rpm....
> > So, how would you expect rpm in the chroot to work? It couldn't get out
> > of the chroot to query the database, and you'd have to have --initdb
> > write out /etc/rpm/macros to point the db someplace else...
> 
> But isn't what Jesse is saying that the rpm in the chroot *doesn't* -- or
> can't be relied on to -- work?
> 
> In that case, it seems better to make it *always* not work.

Or make it always work. I'm upgrading the rpm rpms in the chroot to
match the external rpm. Works fine from RHL7.3-FC6 + RHEL3/4.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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