On Apr 3, 2012, at 8:53 AM, Rick Miller wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am attempting to build an RPM with several "Requires" in the spec
> file on a FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE host. The required binaries exist on
> the host in the form of FreeBSD packages. I thought, obviously
> incorrectly, that if I had the path to the binary in
> sysinfo/Providename that RPM would be able to identify that the
> prerequisite exists. Do I need to build and install a new RPM whose
> spec file simply contains the "Provides" lines so that RPM will see
> that the prerequisites indeed exist?
What are the Requires: needed?
What version of RPM?
All (at least that I can think of) Requires can be stubbed out
in (normally: dunno what paths FreeBSD uses) in
Alternatively, you can stub out by building a package with a Provides:
73 de Jeff
Received on Tue Apr 3 15:45:35 2012