Bug 502330 - libpurple-perl provides things it shouldn't
libpurple-perl provides things it shouldn't
Product: Fedora
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
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Reported: 2009-05-23 20:46 EDT by Chris Weyl
Modified: 2010-06-28 08:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 08:41:26 EDT
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Description Chris Weyl 2009-05-23 20:46:08 EDT
libpurple-perl provides a several items it shouldn't:

  [cweyl@athena ex]$ rpmquery --provides libpurple-perl
* Purple.so()(64bit)  
  perl(Purple) = 0.01
* perl.so()(64bit)  
  libpurple-perl = 2.5.5-1.fc10
  libpurple-perl(x86-64) = 2.5.5-1.fc10

It shouldn't provide the first, as this is a private library only Perl will ever use.  It definitely shouldn't provide perl.so()(64bit), for obvious reasons.

Something like the following can be used to filter those guys out:

# don't "provide" private Perl libs
%global _use_internal_dependency_generator 0
%global __deploop() while read FILE; do /usr/lib/rpm/rpmdeps -%{1} ${FILE}; done | /bin/sort -u
%global __find_provides /bin/sh -c "%{__grep} -v '%_libdir/purple-2' | %{__grep} -v '%{perl_vendorarch}/.*\\.so$' | %{__deploop P}"
%global __find_requires /bin/sh -c "%{__deploop R}"
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 12:27:46 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 08:41:26 EDT
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
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