configuration rpms

Florian Festi ffesti at
Tue Aug 4 10:36:05 UTC 2009

On 08/01/2009 06:55 PM, abhinav mehrotra wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am creating a rpm which depends on another locale specific 
> configuration rpm.
> There are multiple configuration rpms:
> 1. mylocale_en-Us.rpm
> 2. mylocale_fh-CA.rpm
> 3. mylocal_ch-CN.rpm
> Only one locale rpm must be insalled before my rpm is installed.
> How do I define this condition in rpm's spec file? Is there any way to 
> specify regular expression with depends macro ?
No, you can only match for full package/provides names. The right 
solution for this situation is to add "Provide: mylocale" to all config 
packages and add "Requires: mylocale" to the main package.


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