first time building an RPM, don't understand a particular automatic dependency
Tim.Mooney at ndsu.edu
Thu Apr 25 22:32:44 UTC 2013
In regard to: first time building an RPM, don't understand a particular...:
> My problem is that, when I try to install my RPM on a target system using
> rpm -Uvh nnn.rpm I get the following errors:
> pkgconfig(gstreamer-0.10) is needed by
> pkgconfig(gstreamer-base-0.10) is needed by
> Other dependency errors I figured out and fixed, but not these. The RPM I
> am building is not for developers, simply users, so I am perplexed why
> pkgconfig is involved. There is a gstreamer-0.10.pc file (but not in this
> RPM and not on the target systems), but I think that it is used for
> building, not simply using the libraries, so it seems to me that it
> shouldn't be needed.
Does the package you built include gst-feedback or gst-feedback-0.10?
One of those may be a script that calls pkgconfig to lookup non-build
settings about how gstreamer is configured on your system.
$ pkg-config gstreamer-0.10 --variable pluginsdir
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