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

David Lutterkort dlutter at redhat.com
Fri Nov 10 23:43:51 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-11-10 at 14:27 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Jesse Keating (jkeating at redhat.com) said: 
> > I think all the current python module packages don't BuildRequire python.  Nor 
> > requires either, since that's automatically done by rpm now (provided python 
> > is in the buildroot)
> Not all of them, and I think it's wrong to think they shouldn't. At
> least the ones I've packaged BR python & python-devel.

There are definitely some. I got bitten by that a while ago when trying
to rebuild an FE package in a RHEL mock root. And I don't see any danger
in formalizing that python is an exception; it's been treated that way
for a long time.


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