[Fedora-packaging] Re: Building a set of packages where some BuildRequire others

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Fri Mar 30 11:31:06 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 01:07:07PM +0200, Mary Ellen Foster wrote:
> On 30/03/07, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> >Are ice-java-devel and ice-java subpackages of the same build? If yes,
> >you can use slice2java within one specfile. If not, then the naming is
> >a bit awkward, but what would stop you from using BuildRequires:
> >ice-java-devel in ice-java? Or is ice-java-devel dependent on
> >ice-java, e.g. you have a circular build dependency, e.g. a
> >bootstraping problem?
> I'm using the upstream package names for now; maybe I should rename
> them to "ice-java" and "ice-java-runtime" or something like that.
> Unfortunately, these two packages can't be built from the same SRPM,
> because the runtime is noarch (only jar files) while the development
> stuff contains binaries (a translator written in C++ to convert ice
> files into Java source).
> Or is it possible to use the same SRPM to generate both arch and
> noarch packages simultaneously? If so, that would make my life simpler
> ...

No, not in the same build.

The question is now, do "ice-java" and "ice-java-runtime" both require
each other at build-time?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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