> From: dbmccro...@gmail.com
> The issue is that git 1.8.3 has a dependency on libcrypto.so.6 and 
> libssl.so.6. Or more precisely, git-remote-http seems to have dependencies 
> on these libraries. On our RH5.6 boxes, not a problem as they are found in 
> /lib64. On RH6 (kernel version 2.6.32-431), big problem, they aren't found 
> at all when I run git, or do "ldd git-remote-http" to check the 
> dependencies. As best I can tell, these libraries are not included in the 
> RH6 standard installation. Now I could beg our IT to install the necessary 
> RPMs on our RH6 boxes (and yes it will take considerable groveling and 
> begging) but it doesn't seem that will solve the problem when our s/w is 
> installed by RH6 customers. They will presumably see the same:

This may or may not help you, but one possibility is to build an RPM
that states a dependency on the RPM(s) that contain libcrypto and
libssl.  Or rather, I think you can state a dependency on those
versions of the library.  Then, when customers try to load the new Git
RPM, it requires them to load the dependencies.  This assumes that the
customers actually have the dependency RPMs to load.

If you can't expect the customers to have the dependency RPMs, all you
can do is build a special version that doesn't contain the commands
(or whatever) that needs the dependencies.


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