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Re: Nexuiz



On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 10:56 +0200, Adrian Reber wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 01:50:16AM -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 10:24 +0200, Adrian Reber wrote:
> > > Has anyone tried to package nexuiz? Because I have. Results can be found
> > > at: http://lisas.de/~adrian/rpm/nexuiz-1.0-1/
> > > 
> > > It should be possible to include nexuiz into Fedora Extras as everything
> > > is released under the GPL.
> > > 
> > > Comments on the specfile are welcome.
> > 
> > Did not try to build it - but
> > 
> > Requires: %{name}-data libz.so.1 libvorbis.so.0 libvorbisfile.so.3
> > Requires: libjpeg.so.62
> > 
> > You can drop the specific library requires, rpm should figure that out.
> 
> But rpm doesn't. The binary isn't linked against these libraries but
> tries to load them during runtime.

Ugh. As it's GPL, can we do something about that? After all if it really
needs the library there's no reason to not link against it. If it
doesn't need it (just uses it if present), there's no need to require
that library.

Nils
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