Why does RedHat require that iniparser-devel be installed to build their 4.1.1 RPM when the source is in the tree?

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 14:04:09 MDT 2014

On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 12:56 PM, Simo <simo at samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-10-30 at 12:17 -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Does anyone have a clue why they have iniparser-devel as a
>> BuildRequire when the code is in the source tree they import?
> We do not use bundled code so we do not have to go and hunt for it when
> updates (especially security updates) are made and have to rebuild a
> bunch of packages when rebuilding one library suffice.

Thanks ... that is a good explanation ... I am trying to build RPMs
for 4.1.12 for CentOS < 7.0 systems ... of course it is easy to build
the required iniparser rpms but I thought I would ask.

Richard Sharpe

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