rpm dependency failed because the directory path doesn't exist

zhang zjmtt jullyzhang at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 19:09:33 UTC 2009

Hi Guys,

I am using a new version of RPM. It looks like it acts in differently way
than before.

If the directory of a file doesn't exist, it will fail the dependency
instead of automatically creating the directory.

For example, abc.rpm contains a file fileDIR/fileNAME. If fileDIR is not
installed, abc.rpm will fail the dependency check.

Is there any option for rpm or rpmlib to force it automaticaly create the

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