Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > A couple of pieces. The dist target has assumes git-tar-tree is in the
> > path. Making it so you have to have git installed to build the rpm.
> Yes. Maybe we could relax that requirement by using "./git-tar-tree" or
> something? That still requires that you have _built_ git to do the rpm,
> but at least you won't have had to install it.
I don't see a problem here. Sure, you need git to build git, so place it in
Build-requires: Need to install the binary to build the next from source,
that's all. Just like gcc ;-)
> > The man pages are not built. The build dependencies do not call out
> > the tools necessary to build the man pages.
> Most people don't have asciidoc, and I'm not sure we want to require it.
> Maybe we could have a separate "make man-rpm" target for that?
Would have to be a requirement for building anyway. There is a (not really
nice) SRPM at <http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~terjeros/rpms/asciidoc/>. Will see
to clean it up.
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