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Bug 130200 - Pyrex has missing dependency
Pyrex has missing dependency
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Pyrex (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: John (J5) Palmieri
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Blocks: FC3Target
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Reported: 2004-08-17 19:36 EDT by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2013-03-13 00:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-18 12:53:53 EDT
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Patch that adds the Requires (398 bytes, patch)
2004-08-17 19:38 EDT, Steve Grubb
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Description Steve Grubb 2004-08-17 19:36:37 EDT
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Description of problem:
When Pyrex is used, it needs to have python-devel available to it.
Building dbus, for example, doesn't work unless there is a Requires:
python-devel against the package.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -e python-devel
2. rpmbuild -bb dbus.spec

Actual Results:  Message saying headers weren't found.

Expected Results:  A message saying where the dbus rpm was written.

Additional info: I will attach a patch that addresses this.
Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2004-08-17 19:38:10 EDT
Created attachment 102814 [details]
Patch that adds the Requires

Please apply
Comment 2 John (J5) Palmieri 2004-08-18 10:28:09 EDT
This should be a BuildRequires for dbus but since Pyrex is a
development library I see no problem requiring python-devel for Pyrex.
 Patch accepted. Thanks.
Comment 3 Steve Grubb 2004-08-18 11:13:11 EDT
Can you think of any other package that uses Pyrex in its build
process? Does Pyrex complete its job for that package even without
python-devel being installed? If the answer is yes, a package does
indeed use Pyrex to build and does not need python-devel, then I would
agree that it is a BuildRequires against dbus.

However, if no package that uses Pyrex can be built without also
needing python-devel, then its far easier to put the Requires here and
just be done with it. Otherwise you have to add it to all packages
that use Pyrex.
Comment 4 John (J5) Palmieri 2004-08-18 12:53:53 EDT
No other packages in Fedora use Pyrex.  Anyway it is a moot point
since I have accepted the patch and feel there are good reasons for
having it in here. 

Built. Closing bug.

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