A dependency for a noarch package has been removed on an archictecture. How to silent broken dependency mails?

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at redhat.com
Wed Sep 4 12:55:36 UTC 2013

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On 09/04/2013 08:44 AM, Petr Pisar wrote:
> Hello,
> I've just got a broken-dependency e-mail:
> perl-Alien-ROOT has broken dependencies in the F-20 tree: On
> armhfp: perl-Alien-ROOT- requires root-core
> Indeed root/root-core has been excluded from ARM with commit
> e2dd5b2818. The problem is perl-Alien-ROOT is noarch package.
> Is there a way how to tell koji, that noarch perl-Alien-ROOT should
> not be available on ARM? Adding ExcludeArch into the noarch package
> does not make much sense.
> I could change perl-Alien-ROOT from noarch to architecture
> specific, but that's cheating and more seriously it just shifts the
> problem in the reverese dependency hierarchy to next level (i.e. I
> would get broken dependency for packages requiring
> perl-Alien-ROOT).
> How does Fedora infrastracture deal with this issue?

Add the following line to perl-Alien-ROOT's specfile:

ExcludeArch: %{arm}
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