Dealing with circular BuildRequires?

Petr Pisar ppisar at redhat.com
Thu Oct 6 06:27:31 UTC 2011


On 2011-10-05, Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> wrote:
>
> What exactly did you do for "dependency-ordered builds"?  What I could
> really use right now is a tool that would sort the package list into
> dependency order for me, and point to where there are circularities.
> I'd like to think that wheel has been invented already ...
>
I've written an ultimate heavy-parallel rebuilding tool. (Actually it's
so much parallel that Fedora infrustructure, git repositories namely,
spontaneously fails.) It's packaged in `perl-Fedora-Rebuild' package,
there is sample executable `rebuildperl'. Currently it's
under-documented, not optimized and with some internal bugs. But I will
develop it more because we need it for each year Perl rebuild, so the
tool will improve.

-- Petr



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