Strange mock behaviour - buildrequires in the host?

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Sun Jul 20 23:12:00 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 9:48 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at> wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 20:47:01 +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> Any reason rpmbuild -bs checks dependencies?
> Yes. To check that you don't build and publish a src.rpm which
> has unresolved build dependencies. If you want to skip that check,
> use  -bs --nodeps  but be careful.

Ok. In the script I am using the rpm gets built right after with mock,
so it makes sense to use --nodeps. Funny thing though, I had searched
the man page for 'dep' hoping to find the 'nodeps' option. It is not
mentioned anywhere.

Perhaps on purpose?


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