Bug 603129 - mlton incorrectly requires perl
mlton incorrectly requires perl
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mlton (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Goode
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-06-11 11:43 EDT by Adam Goode
Modified: 2011-08-12 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-08-12 12:37:12 EDT
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Description Adam Goode 2010-06-11 11:43:31 EDT
Description of problem:
Do to limitations of RPM, mlton requires perl just because there are some non-essential perl scripts installed.

We currently strip out the perl() requires/provides themselves, but can't strip out the perl requirement itself, at least until RPM's dependency generator allows it.

See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:AutoProvidesAndRequiresFiltering (can't currently use this because mlton is a binary package).
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 08:06:04 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

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Comment 2 Adam Goode 2011-08-12 12:37:12 EDT
This should be fixed with changes in rawhide enabled by the rpm 4.9 dependency filtering.

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