Question about a lib requires

Jon Ciesla limb at
Fri Dec 18 17:01:26 UTC 2009

Nicoleau Fabien wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm packaging a software that requires :
> /usr/bin/jpegtran (provided by libjpeg) and /usr/bin/tiffinfo (provided
> by libtiff).
> If I explicitely put libjpeg and libtiff in Requires, rpmlint complains
> because I don't let RPM find the libs.
> Is there a way to include these requires properly ? (like adding
> directly /usr/bin/jpegtran and /usr/bin/tiffinfo in Requires).
> Regards,

Requires: /usr/bin/jpegtran
Requires: /usr/bin/tiffinfo

Does it really just need the binaries and not the libs, just that rpm 
would auto-Require the libjpeg and libtiff RPMs?


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