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Re: util-linux missing from build root

On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 09:42 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2007 09:04:52 -0400
> seth vidal <skvidal fedoraproject org> wrote:
> > This doesn't sound terrible to me. If we did provide a list of library
> > requirements and application requirements that we define as minimal it
> > would be easy to pass that list to yum to resolve and install.
> > 
> > something to think about, anyway.
> Can it be expressed as a comps group though?  Does yum comps module
> handle that?

It can't atm, no. That could change, potentially.

> Also keep in mind that part of having the minimal buildroot was so that
> when people rebuild packages on their own, they didn't have to hunt
> down why their package didn't build right due to silent missing
> BuildRequires.  That means we start with very little assumptions and
> use the BuildRequires to build up exactly what we want around when this
> package is built.

I understand - I was just thinking that a base definition of libraries +
applications that we need for a minimal chroot has the virtue of
surviving independent of package renaming.


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