building the bad RPM

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at
Mon Apr 29 09:19:08 PDT 2013

On Mon, 2013-04-29 at 12:01 -0400, Chuck Crisler wrote:

> I am trying to build v 0.10.20 of the bad plugins RPM. Almost
> everything is working except that the rpmbuild process is copying some
> header files (gst/video, gst/signalprocessor and gst/interfaces) and
> the gstreamer-plugins-bad-0.10.pc file, which cause dependency
> problems in the resulting RPM. I am not sure if the *.h files are
> really causing a problem but the PC file does establish dependency
> issues. Since this is supposed to be an RPM to distribute binaries,
> not a devel RPM, why are these files being included? I have modified
> the spec file to delete the headers but the PC file is troublesome
> since normal users can't delete it (rw_r__r__).

You have to understand that that .spec file is probably only used by one
person on the planet to build RPMs from ~current git.

You should probably get SRPMs of the 0.10.20 release from Fedora/RH/Suse
or whatever, and build using those.


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