Bug 44746 - joe SRPM needs build dependency on ncurses-devel
joe SRPM needs build dependency on ncurses-devel
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: joe (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2001-06-15 17:29 EDT by Jay Turner
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:46 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-15 17:29:35 EDT
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Description Glen Foster 2001-06-15 17:29:31 EDT
Description of Problem: with the 7.1 product, you cannot build the joe SRPM
without having ncurses-devel installed.   But, if "rpm -ba
/usr/src/redhat/SPECS/joe*spec" is executed, you do NOT get an error from
rpm about missing/unsatisfied build dependencies.  If you install the
ncurses-devel rpm, the glms SRPM builds without problems.

How Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
  1. rpm -e ncurses-devel
  2. rpm -Uvh <tree-path>/SRPMS/joe*.src.rpm
  3. rpm -ba /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/joe*spec
  4. rpm -Uvh <tree-path>/RedHat/RPMS/ncurses-devel*
  5. rpm -ba /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/joe*spec

Actual Results:
first 3 steps result in a failure WITHOUT a build-requires error from 
next 2 steps build the SRPM without fail

Expected Results:  I would expect an rpm error message to be written to
stderr informing me the joe SRPM cannot be built without installing the
ncurses-devel RPM.

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Helge Deller 2001-06-18 08:10:21 EDT
re-assigned to the "joe"-package,
it's already fixed in joe-2.9.6-1.src.rpm (7.2 tree)

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