Bug 74367 - Ghostscript & gimp-print have circular depency in spec file
Ghostscript & gimp-print have circular depency in spec file
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 69576
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: ghostscript (Show other bugs)
1.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-09-22 00:10 EDT by Matt Vanecek
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-09-22 00:11:03 EDT
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Description Matt Vanecek 2002-09-22 00:10:56 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020606

Description of problem:
The ghostscript 7.0.5 spec file requires gimp-print-devel to be installed, and
includes gimpprint in the ghostscript Makefile as a library to link to, but the
gimp-print spec file requires ghostscript-devel to be installed, which I cannot
because the spec file requires gimp-print...

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
I run RH 7.2.  I want to install gimp-print 4.2.2, which requires ghostscript
7.0.5, for ijs stuff.  I downloaded ghostscript 7.0.5 from rawhide.  When I
tried to rebuild ghostscript, rpm told me that I needed gimp-print-devel
installed.  However, I cannot compile/install gimp-print-devel without having
ghostscript-devel, but to get ghostscript-devel, I need to have
gimp-print-devel, which requires ghostscript-devel....etc

The circular dependency makes it difficult to determine if gimp-print is really
and truly needed to compile ghostscript, or if it's OK to remove the dependency
from the ghostscript spec file.  Is it safe to remove the gimp-print stuff from
the ghostscript spec, so I can compile/install ghostscript, so that I can then
compile/install gimp-print?

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-09-30 07:49:09 EDT
Already noted in another bug report.  Thanks. 

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 69576 ***

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