[PLUG] Resolving dependencies in rpmbuild

yogesh desai yogeshc3it at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 18 01:01:56 IST 2008

i m not sure lzo 2.x has backward compatibility with 1.x.

If it has backward compatibility  then you can alter the rpm spec file to over come this issue.

:) Yogesh

--- On Mon, 16/6/08, Parag Shah <adaptives at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Parag Shah <adaptives at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [PLUG] Resolving dependencies in rpmbuild
> To: "Pune GNU/Linux Users Group Mailing List" <plug-mail at plug.org.in>
> Date: Monday, 16 June, 2008, 10:51 PM
> Thanks to everyone for help and suggestions.
> I uninstalled the lzo library which I had installed by
> compiling sources and
> reinstalled it from RPM's which I found at
> http://dag.wieers.com
> After installing the RPM's for lzo and lzo-devel, I was
> able to build
> OpenVPN RPM with rpmbuild. The installation for OpenVPN
> also proceeded
> smoothly.
> I did notice something about version number expectations
> that I'd lile to
> share. rpmbuild expected lzo-devel version 1.07 (or
> greater) to be installed
> to build OpenVPN RPM. I thought lzo-devel version 2 should
> fulfill this
> criteria, but it did not. However lzo-devel version 1.08
> did. I think in
> such an expectation, the major version number of the
> library needs to be the
> same. So if lzo-devel 1.07 onwards is needed, it means
> version 1.07 onwards
> within the major version of 1.x.
> Is my understanding about version number expectations
> correct?
> Once again thanks to everyone for their help.
> --
> Regards
> Parag Shah
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