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Re: BuildRequires - flex and bison



On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 01:26 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Tue, 16 May 2006 17:01:10 -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 11:13:18PM +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> > > Hiyas,
> > > 
> > > do I need to add flex and bison as BuildRequires in a spec-file?
> > > 
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#BuildRequires does not 
> > > mention both as exceptions but the suggested configuration on 
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras/MockTricks includes both.
> > 
> > Both flex and bison are in the standard buildgroups, so they should
> > not be listed as explicit BuildRequires in your spec file.
> 
> To be precise, they _need not_ be listed explicitly (see
> PackageReviewGuidelines). But it makes sense to list them.
> 

It's certainly kinder to end users to list them, if the end user wants
to rebuild the src.rpm with a custom patch or configure option.


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