Bug 20499 - rpm ignore BuildPrereq: statement in the SPEC file
Summary: rpm ignore BuildPrereq: statement in the SPEC file
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-11-07 23:33 UTC by Milan Kerslager
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-08 13:33:10 UTC
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Description Milan Kerslager 2000-11-07 23:33:09 UTC
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 13:13:28 UTC
Add "--nodeps" to the build arguments if you wish to disable build dependency

Comment 2 Milan Kerslager 2000-11-08 13:33:07 UTC
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 19:54:19 UTC
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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