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Re: Help with requires



Eric Sandeen wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> I'm having problems with igraph and python-igraph.
>> 
>> igraph builds igraph-devel
>> python-igraph needs igraph-devel.
>> 
>> I'm assuming python-igraph needs the same version of igraph.
>> 
>> How should this be encoded?
>> 
>> Right now, I have
>> 
>> -------- igraph.spec
>> %package devel
>> Provides: %{name}-devel-%{version}
> 
> You shouldn't need to explicitly do this, this comes automatically.
> 
>> -------- python-igraph.spec
>> 
>> BuildRequires:	igraph-devel = %{version}
> 
> This would require igraph-devel at the same version of python-igraph;
> that doesn't sound right to me since I guess these are separately
> released packages from uptream?  (though they seem to have the same
> version in cvs...)
> 
>> Is this correct?
> 
> Doesn't seem quite correct to me.
> 
> I'd drop the devel package Provides from the igraph spec (you should see
> that it still provides this anyway), and drop the version from the
> python-igraph BuildRequires unless these things really are in lockstep
> version release upstream, though that sounds odd since they seem to be
> two separate projects?
> 
> If there -is- some minimum version for the build requires, you can hard
> code that in there.  (BuildRequires: igraph-devel >= 0.5.2 or whatever)
> 
> -Eric
> 

Come from same source and really are lockstep.  Thanks.




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