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On Monday 16 July 2007, Jeff Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Depends on what you are expecting.
> > I'm expecting that RPM does not complain about functions provided
> > or binaries
> > that *are* installed. :-) For example, all packages using /bin/rm
> > in a shell
> > script complain that "executable(rm)" is not provided, however, I
> > have the
> > coreutils package installed, and this one for sure does have a /bin/rm
> > executable.
> What versions of rpm are involved? It sounds like you are using
> (or later) to build with executabledeps.sh enabled, but are expecting
> an older version of rpm to be able to satisfy
> Requires: executable(foo)
Build system is rpm-4.4.8, install system is running version 4.4.8, too. Both
are installed from the same package.
> > It does not matter to me whether those "executable(foo)" lines are
> > generated
> > at build or install time.
> Heh. Doesn't matter to me either ;-)
> You're likely in uncharted and not-yet-implemented waters with
> on shell functions. I've never implemented a function(...) mechanism
> in rpm.
Well, "function(foo)" comes from a bash patch RedHat supplies, I thought it
was crucial for executabledeps.sh to work, since it
calls "bash --rpm-requires", which is also added by this patch (and leads to
the "function(foo)" and "executable(bar)" output).
> If you give me a ptr to the rotlog package you are building, I'll
> make sure
> that the function(...) dependencies are filtered out.
The rottlog tarball I was packaging is located here:
I'm not really getting how this system should work: You say, "function(foo)"
is not (yet) provided by RPM. I'm willing to leave this out. However, the
same patch to bash that adds the "--find-requires" options is responsible for
*both* the "executable(...)" *and* the "function(...)" stuff.
And "executable(...)" does not work, so at least the latter one is broken
Thanks for the help,
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Received on Mon Jul 16 22:35:54 2007