Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines

Jose' Matos jamatos at
Thu Jul 13 18:22:51 UTC 2006

On Thursday 13 July 2006 19:13, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > I think you misunderstood me but anyway : how do you rebuild a package
> > for a different dist, without any changes in the src.rpm contents, if
> > it's been restricted to a specific dist via R or BR ?
> That's the point (I think), you don't.  That's why the R/BR restrictions
> were put in place.

  The package names present in Requires and BuildRequires depend on the 
distribution for which you are building.

  That is why if you want to port some rpm spec from Mandriva to Fedora, or 
the other way around, you have to change those names (and eventually delete 
and/or add others).

  So it is not possible to use the original src.rpm unchanged, that was the 
point, I think. :-)

> -- Rex

José Abílio

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