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Description of problem:
hal has missing build dependency on hwdata. It will not compile
without it. python is not needed for a BuildRequires because
python-devel requires python to be installed. I deleted the
requirement for docbook-dtds. The config file looks for it and works
I also found a problem in that gobject was not being linked against.
The problem comes from the configure.in file not having it specified.
But since autoconf is not called from the specfile, I chose to just
I will attach 2 patches that fix all the above issues.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild -bb hal.spec
Actual Results: Various message about something missing or linking
Expected Results: A message saying where the rpm was written.
Created attachment 102816 [details]
Patch to fix configure
Please add to package.
Created attachment 102817 [details]
patch to fix spec file
Reasigned to Dave. He is the new maintainer of the hal packages.
Configure.in patches should go upsteam.
I've applied the configure.in patch upstream and the hal.spec to the
package. Should appear in Rawhide with the next update. Thanks for the