On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 2:39 AM, Fred White <derfmails08(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I'm creating a "super rpm" which in turn installs other rpms, and executes
script and performs non-interactive installation (using expect). These are
application specific RPMs and are currently not available in our
rhn/spacewalk channels. These RPMs needs to be installed in a specific order
and some of them also needs to be installed with nodeps (rpm -i --nodeps),
since there are missing dependencies, and there are vendor instructions to
I'm seeking advise and suggestions on two issues below:
Issue 1) What are general Fedora packaging guidelines around creating such
an RPM? I'm looking to understand what are the caveats (non-recommendations)
to this approach
I doubt that the packaging guideline say something about this. It 's
always been considered wrong by many here to install rpm inside rpm.
However you can see who did it in the past and how, even with yum, if
you search "package bundle" in google. For example, I have done this
in the past, with an ancient rpm version ( rpm 4.4.x).