rpm question

Tim Born timborn at bell-labs.com
Wed Dec 17 12:31:01 UTC 2008

You can create an RPM that just lists other RPMs as dependencies.
When you install the first, all the rest will follow.
Works slick.  The spec file is trivial.


John Frazier wrote:
> I would like to build an rpm that does nothing but install other rpms. 
> My idea is that I can use this rpm to manage and track groups of rpms 
> that have been installed on our systems. Is this just crazy or is it 
> feasible. I look forward to hearing from you any alternate ideas would 
> be greatly appreciated as well.
> Best Regards,
> John Frazier
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