Hi Tom,

I assume you are talking about the rpm packaging, and not the RPM_DEPENDS
from the root Makefile, right ?
If so then feel free to remove it, as I believe it is only needed to run
the tests.
Otherwise I still believe it should be part of the "make install-dep"

Best regards,

On 5 March 2018 at 18:05, Thomas F Herbert <therb...@redhat.com> wrote:

> Garbriel and all,
> I am working on the release packaging for 18.01.1 for Centos.
> I want to discuss the subunit requirement in deps and in the spec file
> originally introduced in this patch.
> https://gerrit.fd.io/r/gitweb?p=vpp.git;a=commitdiff;h=
> d3e671e0dbb879d90f00bdee608ee0bb5f6357ae
> Although subunit is in Fedora (and EPEL), it is not available in Centos so
> the subunit requirement breaks release builds for Centos.
> The following patch was merged in October and cherry-picked into 1710
> which made this requirement Fedora only.
> e41289115ffb24d95a5d0bc2ef33001d06a28688
> Subsequently in this commit
> b8bbd6521fbab6579e4c571f61489f995f56bc78, it was made a requirement for
> Centos as well.
> I want to propose an upstream patch to remove the subunit requirement for
> Centos but I should check with everyone as to the implications.
> --Tom
> --
> *Thomas F Herbert*
> NFV and Fast Data Planes
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> *Red Hat*

Gabriel Ganne

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