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Re: missing rpmbuild option?



On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 19:20:04 -0400, Tom wrote:

> I often just want to look at the source for some tool, so I
> download the source rpm, install it, then try to do a
> rpmbuild -bp to get all the files unpacked and patched.
> 
> This always fails because I'm missing a gazillion build
> dependencies, but I'm not building :-).
> 
> Is there (or should there be) a --nodeps option to
> rpmbuild? 

Yes, there is.

> (I can't see anything like it in the man
> page, but maybe I'm just blind :-).

It's not in the man page [for unknown reasons].


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