Bug 177960 - [PATCH] don't emit Provides: perl(main)
[PATCH] don't emit Provides: perl(main)
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
Mike McLean
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Blocks: FC5Target
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Reported: 2006-01-16 15:18 EST by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-18 11:34:19 EST
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Don't emit perl(main) Provides (patch against rpm-4_4 branch in CVS) (1.53 KB, patch)
2006-01-16 15:18 EST, Ville Skyttä
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Description Ville Skyttä 2006-01-16 15:18:37 EST
rpm-build's autodeps stuff for perl may and does pretty often emit "Provides:
perl(main)", which serves no purpose.

The "main" package is always implicitly present in perl, and no packages can do
"use main" or "require main" in perl code, so no such Requires should be present
anywhere and filtering the provides should be safe.
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2006-01-16 15:18:37 EST
Created attachment 123258 [details]
Don't emit perl(main) Provides (patch against rpm-4_4 branch in CVS)
Comment 2 Paul Nasrat 2006-01-18 11:34:19 EST
Fixed in rawhide and upstream rpm-4.4.x branch. Thanks for the patch.

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