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Re: FC-7 mockbuild fails/koji build succeeds



Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 14:09 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>>>> It's the same old "diffutils is missing" problem that has been
>>>> found recently. Normally, "rpm-build" used to require
>>>> "diffutils", because it uses diff in scripts like check-files.
>>>> But the RPM update for F7 and FC6 has dropped the diffutils
>>>> "Requires" (the %changelog does not mention that). The mock
>>>> buildsys build-group pkg needs an update.
>>> 
>>> No it wasn't dropped from rpm-build, it never was there to begin
>>> with.
> If rpm doesn't use these tools itself, then this would be, OK,
> otherwise this would qualify as a bug.
> 
>>> diffutils has always been one of the implicit requirements (for no
>>> good reason IMO but that's another story) and has only been added
>>> recently to rawhide rpm.
> Does rpm use it?

Yes.  As Michael said above, diff is used in the check-files script
for one.  So it needs to require diffutils.

The problem is that this could have been coordinated better.  The
buildsys package for F-7 shouldn't have been updated until after an
updated rpm package with fixed BRs was pushed.

Should a ticket get filed with infrastructure regarding this?  Or has
one already been filed?

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