* Victor Vasilyev <Victor.Vasilyev(a)Sun.COM> [2009-07-30 19:33]:
Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> Conrad Meyer wrote:
>> Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
>>> JAVA GUIDELINES:
>>> - BuildRequires: jpackage-utils
>>> Why do we need this? I understand Requires: jpackage-utils for
>>> directory ownership etc, but the BR is not necessary for most
>>> packages (at least all the ones I saw so far). I think this should
>>> *not* be required.
>> rpm -ql jpackage-utils | grep /usr/bin
>> A lot of these are useful.
> Yes, I agree. But can't we leave the BR out for those packages which don't
use these tools?
Are there any valuable reasons for establishing dependencies on the
jpackage-utils if such facilities are not used in a package/subpackage?
The BR on jpackage-utils could probably be made optional.