Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 114081
'rpmbuild -bs' fails if any BuildRequires are not satisfied.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:35 EST
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Description of problem:
The -bs flag just takes sources, patches and a .spec file and packs
them as a .src.rpm file.
It surely shouldn't matter if the BuildRequires fail on the machine
that does this packing?
You are, after all, not actually building the thing yet.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Take a .spec file (foo.spec)
2. Add a BuildRequires line for some package you don't have (bar-devel)
3. Try 'rpmbuild -bs foo.spec'
Actual Results: error: Failed build dependencies:
bar-devel is needed by foo-2.3.4-5
Expected Results: I'd expect foo-2.3.4-5.src.rpm to be created.
Yup. Add --nodeps to disable build dependency checks.
I didn't know you could use --nodeps on 'rpmbuild', though I suppose I
should have tried it 'just in case'.
A minor follow-on then: '--nodeps' isn't mentioned in the man page for