[CentOS-devel] Am I qualified to help?

Akemi Yagi

amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 17:07:30 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 7:51 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> Hi Akemi,
> On 01/06/2011 03:40 PM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> Here is a potential candidate (virt-top build bug):
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=661783
>> 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.
> Comment #5 from Rich clears it up quite nicely from our ( the CentOS )
> side of things, the upstream package was built with that dep, so we
> would need to as well. I havent looked at the build logs to see if there
> is any buildtime or usage side implications. But it looks pretty clear
> for us, we need to build with that dep

But what if the spec file is missing, say, BuildRequires ? Would you
add it to the CentOS spec ? Otherwise it won't build, of course.
Apparently there is a known case in RHEL-6.


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