On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 04:04:19PM -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> Why would you need these to install a package that is say
just a set
>> of shell scripts?
Err... Sorry, I meant `to build a package'
> There is not much point of installing rpm-build if you don't want to build
Right. The point is that building packages doesn't necessarily mean
Sure, but 95% of packages need compiling.
So, either you save disk space for the very rare case somebody will be
only building the 5% of packages and have to add all the usual build requirements
to the 95% of packages (wasting disk space in those src.rpm's), or you
do what I proposed (or have the status-quo, ie. the usual build requirements
aren't recorded anywhere and it is unclear what they really are).