On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 10:33 AM, Rex Dieter <rdie...@math.unl.edu> wrote:
> I'm exploring possibilities on how to track usage of a particular library
> symbol via rpm dependencies.
> In particular, whenever a package is built that includes a dependency on
> library symbol:
> libQt5Core.so.5(Qt_5_PRIVATE_API)
> I'd like to inject additional dependencies, something like:
> Requires: qt5-qtbase = %{_qt5_version}
> I've been told debian does a variant of this, but I've not been able to come
> up with any good way to do that here.  Any ideas or suggestions?
> (I know this would be handled automatically if the Qt_5_PRIVATE_API symbol
> was versioned, but that's an option we'd rather avoid if reasonably
> possible)

You can write a dependency generator that would call a script that
executes rpmdeps the same way as the real generator does. If it's
detected, you can have it emit that dependency back as a Requires.

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