[Fedora-packaging] python listed explicitly as exception and added to buildsys-build groups

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Fri Nov 10 19:21:57 UTC 2006

Jesse Keating (jkeating at redhat.com) said: 
> However now it doesn't seem to happen, and python isn't being installed by 
> default in buildroots.  Python is a pretty integral part of our distribution 
> and a lot of assumptions are made that python is there, even at build time.  
> I would like to propose that we add python to the Exception list so that it 
> can't ever disappear again.  We list perl explicitly, even though its pulled 
> in via rpm-build (and a couple other things), so why not python?

What expects python to be there that doesn't have a Requires: (build tool)
or BuildRequires (source package)?


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