rpm dependency failed because the directory path doesn't exist

devzero2000 pinto.elia at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 19:33:32 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 9:31 PM, Florian Festi <ffesti at redhat.com> wrote:

> zhang zjmtt wrote:
>> 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
>> directory?
> Specifying the exact version of rpm you use will make it much easier to
> find out where/what the problems ist.
> Try rpm --version if you do not know. The distribution you are using can
> also help.

As you know exists only a branch of rpm the reinforce parent-dir/linkto deps
in mandatory mode.

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