Bug 59121 - rpm-devel is not usable
rpm-devel is not usable
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2002-01-31 06:26 EST by Victor Vislobokov
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-31 09:39:13 EST
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Description Victor Vislobokov 2002-01-31 06:26:09 EST
Description of Problem: I can not compile program, because fprint.h is absent

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 4.0.3, 4.0.4

How Reproducible: Error while compiling
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type following C program into rp.c file
#include <stdio.h>
#include <rpm/rpmdb.h>

 int rez;
 rpmdb *dbp;

 if (( rez = rpmdbOpen("/var/lib/rpm", dbp, O_RDONLY, 0)) == 0) {
 return 0;
2. Type following command
   gcc -c rp.c -I/usr/include/rpm

Actual Results: Error message
In file included from rp.c:2:
/usr/include/rpm/rpmdb.h:11:20: fprint.h: No such file or directory

Expected Results: Normal compiling

Additional Information: You must include files fprint.h and rpmhash.h into
rpm-devel package. (May be and other *.h files too)
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2002-01-31 09:39:03 EST
Hmmm, no one has ever tried to use rpmdb in a standalone fashion.

	#include "fprint.h"
from rpmdb.h is probably the best thing to do, but I can be convinced
otherwise if necessary.

Off to remove fprint.h, reopen this bug if you think you need fprint.h.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2002-01-31 10:01:55 EST
Actually, you shouldn't be including rpmdb.h. Try
	#include "rpmlib.h"
Everything you need is there, not in rpmdb.h

I'm still gonna nuke the
	#include "fprint.h"

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