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Bug 20499 - rpm ignore BuildPrereq: statement in the SPEC file
rpm ignore BuildPrereq: statement in the SPEC file
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-07 18:33 EST by Milan Kerslager
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-08 08:33:10 EST
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Description Milan Kerslager 2000-11-07 18:33:09 EST
RPM silently ignore the BuildPrereq statement in the SPEC file. I used rpm
-ba command.
The build process then fail by unresolved building dependencies.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-11-08 08:13:28 EST
Add "--nodeps" to the build arguments if you wish to disable build dependency
Comment 2 Milan Kerslager 2000-11-08 08:33:07 EST
No, rpm *ignore* BuildPrereq: dependencies in SPEC file so when rebulding
packages the is no message about unresolved dependencies and compilation thus
fail (because there are no packages required by SPEC file in the system and rpm
did not inform about this unresolved dependencies). Simply BuildPrereq: do
nothing. I can write whatever here with no effect.
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2000-11-12 14:54:19 EST
Is your BuildPreReq: in the spec file preamble (i.e. near the top of the spec
file with other

FWIW, I use BuildPreReq:'s routinely, and they "work for me" ...

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