[Yum] Install .src.rpm packages with yum

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Dec 15 07:15:06 UTC 2003


> I am pretty sure that the build dependencies are included in the header 
> of the .src.rpm.  "rpm -qR" works on .src.rpm files.  This implies that 
> the dependencies are stored in the same tags as with binary rpms.

only some of them.

specfiles are parsed based on the system and other defined options

so for example you could have a buildreq that's only included if you're
building with --target i686

So you have to parse the specfile too.

-sv





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