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Re: Requires & Provides on -devel packages (Continued)



On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 05:46:20PM +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 04:01:43AM +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:
> > > > What's more, all build dependencies could then be accurately and automagically
> > > > generated by trapping open/exec calls at the file system layer.
> > > 
> > > How would you trap it ? syscalltrack ?
> > 
> > There's PODFUK (Czech for "cheat"), kind of a loop back file system thingy,
> > that can be inserted as a file system type.
> > 
> > Steal the open call to log every file opened during a build in cache,
> > pass everything else through.
> 
> But you can't do that from inside rpmbuild, I guess. And it would be nice 
> if rpmbuild could take care of it itself.

Yes, rpm is not a file system. ;-)

All the rest can be done pre-%prep and post-%install. The build needs
to be per-package, or, alternatively, the open cache needs to save pid's.

73 de Jeff

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





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