[Fedora-packaging] disttag

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Fri Feb 25 23:28:54 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 18:20 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>Tom 'spot' Callaway (tcallawa at redhat.com) said: 
>> On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 18:02 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>> >Tom 'spot' Callaway (tcallawa at redhat.com) said: 
>> >> If our buildroots don't have it, then thats a serious failure (its in
>> >> System Environment/Base).
>> >
>> >Well, you'd still want it to get pulled in via a dep somehow. Right
>> >now that would be via initscripts, which may or may not be in
>> >the build dependency chain.
>> So basically, its not safe to assume any of System Environment/Base is
>> installed?
>> Should all packages start having bash, coreutils, grep, etc, etc as
>> BuildRequires: ?
>There should be a stock list on the wiki somewhere; you can assume
>coreutils, gcc, make, etc., and whatever those pull in. Whether or
>not that means they'd pull in initscripts, I don't know.

coreutils requires pam, which requires initscripts. Kevin Bacon is in
there somewhere too, but it means we don't need BuildRequires:

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