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



On Sun, 9 Sep 2007, David Timms wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Sun, 9 Sep 2007, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> ...
> > > >   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?
> > > try:
> > > rpmbuild -bp --nodeps foo.spec
> >
> > well ... *that* was an embarrassingly easy solution to all of this.
> > argh.  thanks.

> Do you want to close the bug as well - WORKSFORME ?

done.

rday
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