[Fedora-packaging] Re: rpmdevtools required for rebuilding packages on F7

Marcin Zajączkowski mszpak at wp.pl
Sat Sep 22 21:37:29 UTC 2007

Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Saturday 22 September 2007, Marcin Zajączkowski wrote:
>> + /usr/lib/rpm/check-rpaths /usr/lib/rpm/check-buildroot
>> /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.39128: line 43: /usr/lib/rpm/check-rpaths: No such file
>> or directory
>> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.39128 (%install)
>> There is no that call in FC5 and it was probably introduced in F7.
>> check-rpaths is provided by rpmdevtools which isn't on "the minimum
>> build environment" list:
> check-rpaths is not invoked by anything without explicitly being told.  Check 
> your ~/.rpmmacros .  Additionally, update your rpm-build package, these 

It was called on vanilla F7 with rpmdevtools installed (under vmware).
So probably is (was) called there by default.

> scripts have moved to it from rpmdevtools in recent distro versions/updates:
> $ rpm -qf /usr/lib/rpm/check-rpaths
> rpm-build-

That system was without updates, so it's possible. Movement it to
rpm-build should help.


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