Bug 12300 - redundant prereq in glibc spec file
Summary: redundant prereq in glibc spec file
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2000-06-15 14:36 UTC by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-06-15 16:03:16 UTC
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2000-06-15 14:36:02 UTC
The spec file for glibc-2.1.90-17 contains:

Prereq: kernel-headers
Requires: kernel-headers >= 2.2.1

Isn't this redundant?  That is, doesn't the second line imply the first, in
which case the first should be removed?

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-06-15 16:03:15 UTC
I believe it's there in that you can't prereq a particular
*version* of a package.

Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2000-08-25 16:16:38 UTC
No, the second line does not imply the first, Prereq means that kernel-headers
must be installed already at the time glibc-devel is being installed, as opposed
to Requires which means the requirement can be fulfilled within the same transaction set.

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