BuildRequires: pythonN-devel unnecessary

Mike Bonnet mikeb at
Wed Oct 28 19:29:09 UTC 2015

On 10/28/15 12:21 PM, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> Luckily I saw this.  The best way to make sure the packaging committee
> sees this kind of thing is to open a ticket at
> However, I don't believe your assertion to be true.  python*-devel is
> the package with the dependency on the RPM macros; if you depend only on
> python then, well, the things in that guideline won't actually work.

Ahh, well python*-devel doesn't seem like the right place for those then.

> I would like to change this with the rest of the macro work we're doing
> by moving the macros into redhat-rpm-config but for now I don't believe
> we can drop the -devel dependencies.

That sounds like a good plan.  Is this work being tracked anywhere?

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