On Apr 3, 2012, at 10:18 AM, Rick Miller wrote:
>> What are the Requires: needed?
> My mistake, they are BuildRequires: and are as follows:
BuildRequires? Easiest is just to do
rpmbuild -ba --nodeps foo.spec
>> What version of RPM?
> I *think* its 5.2.x, but not 100% sure. I don't have access to the
> host today and can let you know tomorrow. It was installed from the
> FreeBSD ports collection for 8.2-RELEASE.
>> All (at least that I can think of) Requires can be stubbed out
>> in (normally: dunno what paths FreeBSD uses) in
> I thought the same. The path in FreeBSD is
> However, might it be different since they are BuildRequires: and not Requires: ?
Should be the same (but I'd have to check).
If you _DO_ try to stub out BuilDrequires: be aware
that missing version-release will match _ALL_ possibilities.
So yo want to specify the stubbed out Provides: as specifically
as possible, not just add the name.
>> Alternatively, you can stub out by building a package with a Provides:
> I had considered this and may try it tomorrow.
> The RPM I am trying to build is yum. I suspect that I may hit a
> number of snags with the yum.spec as I try to get an RPM built for
> FreeBSD. This happens to be the first.
Good luck! YUM is always a challenge ;-)
73 de Jeff
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Received on Tue Apr 3 16:51:54 2012