[CentOS-devel] Circular build dependencies in RHCS packages

Mon Aug 1 15:06:25 UTC 2005
Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>

On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 10:18:21PM -0400, Charlie Brady wrote:
> >>I've already tried and failed to convince RedHat that their pattern of
> >>having xxx-devel packages require xxx is wrong.
> >Often they actually do, though.
> Would you care to explain, or give an example?

Try to build an SDL program with SDL-devel installed but not SDL.

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