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Re: autoconf -> rpm

From: devzero2000 <pinto.elia@gmail.com>
Date: Tue 26 May 2009 - 10:08:44 CEST
Message-ID: <b086760e0905260108n56dc968dh3b2f06acacc4d135@mail.gmail.com>
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 4:28 AM, Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com> wrote:
>
> On May 23, 2009, at 9:39 PM, barcaroller wrote:
>
>
> Ah, I see what you are asking now.
>
>>
>>
>> As you know, the GNU autotools do (at least) three things:
>>
>> - they check for dependencies and other stuff (configure)
>
> I'm unaware of any fully automated reliable
> tool for generating BuildRequires: (the RPM
> dependencies). There are many subtle issues
> with naming and versions that are tricky to
> automate reliably.
>

I agreed. BTW, exists a new project that want to automate this sort of thing


http://et.redhat.com/~rjones/auto-buildrequires/<http://et.redhat.com/%7Erjones/auto-buildrequires/>

Regards

Elia
Received on Tue May 26 10:14:12 2009
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