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

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Mon Jun 18 06:55:46 UTC 2012

Le Dim 17 juin 2012 02:46, Paul Wouters a écrit :
> On Fri, 15 Jun 2012, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On 06/15/2012 05:03 AM, Jens Petersen wrote:
>>>> 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.
>> I think it's a silly idea.
>> rpm-build is a generic tool and redhat-rpm-config is a redhat
>> specific/proprietary add-on/plugin to it.
> Then add redhat-rpm-config as a buildrequire for all fedora packages.
> (though that might be a catch22)

The main problem of redhat-rpm-config is not that it changes the way packages
are built, it's that many of them do not build at all without it and it is not
made plain by an explicit dep

Nicolas Mailhot

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