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Re: prerequisites



On Tue, Sep 12, 2000 at 03:35:09PM -0600, Phillip Neiswanger wrote:
> Wow!  I've finally created my first rpm package.  Initial testing with it
> looks good.  However, if I add a %pre section to it, then during the build
> rpm decides it must have /bin/sh installed.  That's fine, but when I then go
> to test the package rpm tells me that my package requires /bin/sh and quits.
> The shell IS installed, so what's up?  Is there a way to get rpm to ignore
> this requirement without also causing it to ignore my Requires: tags?

Try
	echo "Provides: /bin/sh" >> /etc/rpmrc
and then installing. The more general mechanism is to write a "virtual package"
(read: a package without files) that does
	Provides: /bin/sh

73 de Jeff

-- 
Jeff Johnson	ARS N3NPQ
jbj@jbj.org	(jbj@redhat.com)
Chapel Hill, NC





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