Thanks! According to all of that, I found the best solution just for now,
is to rename rpm -> rpm.exec
and make a 'rpm' script that executes rpm.exec --noparentdirs $* all the
time unless I don't want it, I can use rpm.exec itself.
On Sun, 04 Sep 2011 21:20:33 +0200, devzero2000 <email@example.com>
> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 4:47 PM, Jeff Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Jun 4, 2010, at 2:55 AM, Belal Salem wrote:
>> > Hi there!
>> > I issued the same issue before, when installing some packages, the RPM
>> package manager doesn't create the required folders and ask for the
>> as unresolved dependencies, although those folders are part of the
>> being installed.
>> Its "part of the package" which is confusing.
>> There are two meanings for "part of the package":
>> 1) directory components as part of file paths
>> 2) directory explicitly listed in "rpm -qpl *.rpm"
>> If its not explicitly in the file manifest, its not "part of the
>> and you *will* see what you are reporting.
>> > Recompiling RPM with the options: --disable-dirname-and-symlink-deps
>> didn't solve the problem, anyway through that?!
>> I'm not the person to "fix" --disable-dirname-and-symlink-deps.
>> My fix will be to rip out the "Have it your own way!" functionality that
>> isn't "working"
>> and remove the
>> in order to simplify RPM's build and clarify "supported" functionality.
>> no future in carrying around functionality that doesn't work as it
>> and is "vendor supported" by others here @rpm5.org.
>> I will rip out the option if it isn't fixed by someone else @rpm5.org
>> this month.
>> No, it is right that i rip out the option tomorrow. I have introduced
> it is equivalent to "vendor supported" - i am pretty sure - but probably
> don't work as it should. But if so there should be a spec with
> directory-symlink broken deps that does not work even in Mandriva for
> example. I would love to see this spec, possibly for tomorrow. Perhaps
> linux and mandriva could be find useful. Thanks. Best Regards
> FWIW, this is description of this disabler
> <goog_702910032>The idea was to simplify bootstrapping distributions
> that do
> not use rpm5 as a package manager or that are broken from a QA POW
> such as RHEL5:
> in short for simplify rpm5 adoption in first place. I am sure someone @
> rpm5.org had used patch - not upstream - similar for RHEL5. My memory is
> so bad, i have seen this in a mail some year ago. The old dog can have
> memory, yes.
> The idea was
>> 73 de Jeff
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