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Re: Kickstart questions



On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Jeremy Katz wrote:

> On Monday, November 20 2000, Matt Fahrner said:
>
> > How do you make it so kickstart/install doesn't install RPMs listed in
> > the "comps" file simply by alphabetic order? We have our own company
> > specific packages that we've prefixed with "bcf" that we add to the
> > "@ Base" section. However, regardless of where we put them in the
> > "@ Base" section because they start with "b" they load earlier than most
> > packages, some of which they depend on. We've taken to renaming them
> > "zbcf" (eg: zbcf-commoncron-1.1-1.i386.rpm), but that's ugly. Is there a
> > better way?
>
> If your rpm requires that a package be installed prior to it being
> installed, then it must have a Prereq: set for the needed package.  A
> prereq will ensure that the packages get installed prior to instead of
> just in the same RPM trasnsaction set.

can you give an example of this?  i checked the "comps" file for an
example, but i'm not surprised that there isn't one in there.  so
what's the syntax?

rday





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