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Bug 67 - Change request: add a "BuildRequires" field
Summary: Change request: add a "BuildRequires" field
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 5.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1998-11-14 16:15 UTC by Aleksey Nogin
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-02-18 15:23:40 UTC

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Description Aleksey Nogin 1998-11-14 16:15:53 UTC
I beleive it would be very helpful if RPM would allow
specifying "BuildRequires" field in a SPEC file that would
describe the programs necessary to compile this package.
That would give an easy way to specify that a package have
to be built using some specific version of gcc or some
specific version of some *-devel package.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-02-18 15:23:59 UTC
BuildPrereq is in the process of being added to rpm-2.9x.

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