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Bug 111363 - rpm-build should Requires: elfutils
rpm-build should Requires: elfutils
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm-build (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2003-12-02 11:41 EST by Maxim Dziumanenko
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:59 EDT (History)
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Description Maxim Dziumanenko 2003-12-02 11:41:39 EST
Description of problem:
/usr/lib/rpm/find-debuginfo.sh (from rpm-build package) uses eu-strip
(belongs to elfutils package), thus rpm-build should Requires: elfutils

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm -i rpm-build-4.2.1-0.30.1.i386.rpm
2.rpm -e elfutils
3.rpmbuild --rebuild <some_package>.src.rpm
4.Wait for build errors
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Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2003-12-02 12:54:28 EST
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2003-12-03 09:16:38 EST
rpn-build has Requires: libelf.so.1 contained in
the elfutils packages already.
Comment 3 Maxim Dziumanenko 2003-12-04 08:46:37 EST
libelf.so.1 belongs to elfutils-libelf, but 
eu-strip belongs to elfutils. This is the OTHER package.
elfutils-libelf doesn't depend on elfutils too.

Thus rpm-build should Requires: elfutils

Please, try to reproduce it.
Comment 4 Jeff Johnson 2003-12-05 09:03:45 EST
eu-strip is mentioned only in find-debuginfo.sh, used to
produce -debuginfo packages, which is not enabled by default.

Hence no dependency.
Comment 5 Matthias Saou 2004-09-15 07:34:03 EDT
FWIW, I've opened bug #132633 in which I ask to have elfutils added as
a dependency to redhat-rpm-config, since that is the package
responsible for the debuginfo stuff and all. Seems like the right
solution to me.

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