[Rpm-maint] querry on "rpm warning"

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Apr 23 11:16:38 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-22 at 15:29 -0400, Vinay Mahuli wrote:
> Is there a way to supress this warning message ? Please let me know. I
> need information on how to supress this message.

Yes, don't install RPMs from inside an RPM transaction.

You should never call out to RPM inside a spec file. If you need to
install multiple packages, just pass all of them to RPM at once:

rpm -ivh foo.rpm bar.rpm baz.rpm

If you need to ensure that a specific package installs first in the
transaction, say, "foo", you can put:

Requires(pre): foo

in the other packages. This will cause rpm to put it above them in the



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