Packaging Committee Meeting Summary (2010-02-03)

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Mon Feb 8 21:03:26 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 12:54 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 10:36 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > You might like to install additional packages before actually running
> > the rpmbuild -bs, but rpm has no way of expressing this kind of
> > "SourceBuildRequires".
> By default, rpmbuild -bs fails if BuildRequires aren't present. This
> suggests that the existing expectation in RPM is that BuildRequires
> *are* SourceBuildRequires.

Huh. I may be wrong on that. Just tested, and it seems it doesn't now.
Either I'm misremembering, or it's old behaviour that's changed, or it's
a Fedora patch...sorry...
Adam Williamson
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