[Rpm-maint] querry on "rpm warning"

devzero2000 pinto.elia at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 11:47:10 UTC 2008

I don't think it is right to use context marked dependency (e.g. scriptlet
deps ordering ) for ordering package installation, if the packages
don't use these in first place (

If  absolutely necessary and the automatic deps resolutions of rpm is not
sufficient  just use plain  Requires: baz


On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com>

> 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
> ordering.
> hth,
> ~spot
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