Fedora Extras Development Package Report
nphilipp at redhat.com
Thu Mar 24 14:29:11 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 08:17 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 08:10 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
> >>Nils Philippsen wrote:
> >>>On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 14:29 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >>>>I have to reiterate my mantra:
> >>>>BuildRequires: libGL.so.1 libGLU.so.1 XFree86-devel
> >>>>Is sufficient, portable and even works with ancient versions of RHL.
> >>>IIRC, we are not catering to ancient versions of RHL.
> >>Remember too: if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
> > Currently, it is broken, otherwise we wouldn't be having this
> > discussion.
> I was talking about
> BuildRequires: libGL.so.1 libGLU.so.1 XFree86-devel
> which, IMO of course, works and certainly isn't broken.
... and is a workaround. Build requirements should IMO only be on
the .so files or their corresponding packages which in turn should
require the corresponding base packages without which they won't work
Nils Philippsen / Red Hat / nphilipp at redhat.com
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