redhat-rpm-config and rpm-build (fwd)

Jens Petersen petersen at
Fri Jun 15 03:03:59 UTC 2012

> yum install rpm-build should install an rpmbuild version that works
> as expected for fedora. Currently, it does not because it is missing the
> dependancy on redhat-rpm-config.

Well I tend to agree: it would be the least surprising behaviour for most fedora packagers.
Though I understand the point about keeping rpmbuild generic -
I don't see how pulling in redhat-rpm-config would break generic rpms?
Surely most people have it installed anyway.

Have you filed a bug? :)


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