[CentOS-devel] Am I qualified to help?

Akemi Yagi

amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 15:40:29 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 2:05 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> On 01/05/2011 11:52 PM, Hubert Bahr wrote:

>  >   In building
>  > from Red Hat sources we also needed to patch several specs plus a
> couple of source files.
> This is an interesting conversation in itself - we dont patch spec files
> for buildtime issues. But if you bring up a few cases, we can talk about
> those.

Here is a potential candidate (virt-top build bug):


It's one of the many bugzilla reports filed by Levente Farkas and one
of the few RH responded. Apparently they included a bogus dependency
in the spec. So, the remedy is either patch the spec or add the
required package in the build environment.

They are going to correct it in the next updated version.


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