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Re: why do source rpms have "prep" dependencies?



Somebody in the thread at some point said:

>   i'm confused -- why would a source rpm have dependencies for doing a
> simple prep?  for actual building perhaps, but doesn't prepping
> involve simply unloading the tarball and applying the patches?

%prep can have other stuff in it, that could require these BuildRequires
to execute.

-Andy


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