Best way to filter automated dependencies

Valery Reznic valery_reznic at
Thu Jun 9 15:13:54 UTC 2011

> I know that messing with the automated dependencies is in
> general a
> bad idea, but unfortunately we're using a third party
> library who's
> RPM doesn't properly specify the dependencies it
You have also another options (better, IMO):

You can use rpmrebuild ( to add missing provides
to your third-party RPM

Or you can create dummy package with only missed provides and install it too.


> provides.  Instead,
> I'm going to filter the dependency from our RPM and then
> specify the
> actual file manually.
> Thanks for the help.
> - Daniel
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