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Re: [RFC] Braking nfs-utils into -devel and -libs rpms.



On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 19:35 -0500, Steve Dickson wrote:
> Enrico Scholz wrote:
> > It everytime a good idea to split libraries and programs when there might
> > be other packages using the libs. Else, monolithic packages might/will
> > add of unneeded stuff or even dependencies to packages needing the libs
> > only.
> Ok another question... the autoconf files that build the nfs daemons
> and commands expect the needed libraries to be already installed
> on the build machine. So my question is, when I build things, should
> I change the autoconf file so that the build points to the libraries
> (and header files) in the build tree or should I require nfs-utils-lib
> to be installed on the build machine (i.e. Requires: nfs-utils-lib).
> 
> I guess would guess its the former but I just want to make sure
> I'm doing things in the normal or expected way....

Definitely the former, or else you'd have to split out the source rpms
too, not just the resultant binaries.  And that's almost certainly not
the intent.
-- 
  Peter


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