[CentOS-devel] Custom CentOS :: Buildinstall: package order problem

Richard J richardj112 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 08:43:58 UTC 2008


Hi Niels,
Thanks a lot for such a prompt response. Actually, I am new to this
stuff so I need to clarify this a bit more. Are you saying that if
'PreReq' is used instead of 'Requires' in .spec then the kernel rpm
would install before my RPM??

Thanks again,
Richard


On 10/22/08, Niels de Vos <niels.devos at wincor-nixdorf.com> wrote:
> Hello Richard,
>
> Richard J wrote:
>> But, the problem lies in the order in which the packages get installed.
>> There is a 3rd party RPM which needs the kernel source to get
>> installed, but the kernel's rpm get installed after the 3rd party RPM.
>> Due to which the installation of my 3rd party RPM fails!
> ...
>> I am not able to figure out how to change the packages installation
>> order so that kernel rpm could install before my rpm.
>
> The .spec of your 3rd-party RPM should probably use PreReq instead of
> Requires for the kernel sources.
>
> Hope that helps,
> Niels
>
>


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