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Re: Requires/BuildRequires in package descriptions



On Saturday 10 March 2007, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> I've once again found some BuildRequires which ended up in a package
> description (already filed in Bugzilla). This is not the first time this
> happens. If the BuildRequires is listed after the description, RPM
> considers it part of the description. This is bad because this means the
> BuildRequires is ignored, which gets unnoticed if the package still builds
> (with reduced functionality) without it.

Good idea, the next version of rpmlint will check this.
http://rpmlint.zarb.org/cgi-bin/trac.cgi/changeset/1330

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