[Libguestfs] Unable to build appliance

Sean McAfee eefacm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 00:09:34 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 8:34 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 03, 2011 at 11:38:45AM -0700, Sean McAfee wrote:
> > Each version of febootstrap I've tried leads to a slightly different
> > explosion of dependencies, each with its own idiosyncracies to be
> > addressed.
> Let's keep this thread on the list, since it may help others in future.
> When you say dependencies of febootstrap, do you really mean of
> febootstrap itself, or of the package list that libguestfs is trying
> to download and install?  If the latter, you can reduce that by
> removing things from appliance/packagelist.in in the libguestfs
> sources.
It's the former.  I can't build febootstrap until I install all of its
transitive dependencies (about a dozen of them), most of which result from
its direct dependence on yum.
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