[CentOS-devel] Centos 5.3 dependency check?
Hugo van der Kooij
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Sun Apr 5 16:12:24 UTC 2009
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Markus Falb wrote:
> Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
>> It seems that a package is now added to perl in Centos 5.3 that was not
>> there before.
>> So a dependency on perl-MIME-Base64 will fail because that package now
>> seems to colide with perl itself. (SIGHHHH)
>> How can I change my spec file to list the requirement only for
>> Centos/RHEL 5.x where x < 3?
> hmm. strange enough:
> # cat /etc/redhat-release
> CentOS release 5.2 (Final)
> # rpm -q --whatprovides 'perl(MIME::Base64)'
> maybe the conditional requirement is not necessary. try a:
> Require: perl(MIME::Base64)
That is not valid.
error: line 30: Unknown tag: Require: perl(MIME::Base64)
Because RH makes a habit of including new packages into perl itself and
using relative old ones there is a definite need to build a package with
an up-to-date version of this.
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