[CentOS] Is there a way to _remove_ dependencies from an RPM built from source?

Sun Feb 26 19:14:50 UTC 2012
Michael Lampe <lampe at gcsc.uni-frankfurt.de>

Frank Cox wrote:

> A dependency is supposed to be something that's required for a program to work.
> Removing the dependency from the rpm won't magically make a program work if it
> really does require the functionality provided by that dependency.

It's there.

Just not registered with rpm. -- Intel's fault, I cannot do anything 
about it.

I'm heading for a compromise ...