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Re: Automatic BuildRequires

On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 04:39:02PM -0700, Jerry James wrote:
> I would like to debug this.  That would be much easier if there was
> some way to tell the script to not "rm $logfile" when it is done.
> I'll cheat and edit the script for now, but please add an option to do
> that.

Yup, that would be a useful option.

> Okay, cheating done.  The gstreamer-devel dependency is being pulled
> in because /usr/lib/rpm/gstreamer.prov is being opened.  Since
> rpmbuild itself does that, it appears that the script will tell you
> that gstreamer-devel is a BuildRequires for every package, right?
> This probably explains why the script is also telling me that both
> perl and python are BuildRequires for my Java package.

.. and Fortran too.  Most configure scripts look for it, but it's not
really used that often.


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