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Re: "rpmdeps" not not working

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Thu 12 Jul 2007 - 22:20:55 CEST
Message-Id: <D90CA2C8-6DAC-4469-8B6F-D4694ED9BD87@mac.com>

On Jul 12, 2007, at 4:13 PM, Mark Hatle wrote:

> Jeff Johnson wrote:
>>
>> On Jul 12, 2007, at 3:30 PM, Eric MSP Veith wrote:
>>
>>>>
>>>> I'll try fetching the elflibs and rebuilding rpm against them and
>>>> report back.
>>>>
>>
>> Yep, you need elfutils to see ELF dependencies with rpmdeps.
>
> Does anyone know if elfutils support is disabled in rpm5, if falling
> back to the previous find-provides/find-requires is done?  I think  
> this
> behavior would make sense if we're not already doing it.
>

I don't plan on supporting find-{provides,requires} in rpm5.

The package format changes using find-provides/find-requires,  
dependencies are
not attached to files.

If you want to "fix" that from script kiddie land, be my guest. The  
implementation
is non-trivial.

73 de Jeff
Received on Thu Jul 12 22:21:12 2007
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