rpm won't build

Keith Irwin keith.irwin at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 21:16:14 PDT 2007

On Mar 17, 2007, at 9:01 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Mar 17, 2007, at 22:42, Keith Irwin wrote:
>> I'd like to build some RPMs on my mac for deployment on, well, not  
>> my mac.  I issued:
>>  $ sudo port install rpm
>> and, after some time, got the following.  I'm assuming there's  
>> something building rpm depends on which is not included in the  
>> dependency list.

> I searched for the error message you got, and found this thread  
> which seems relevant:
> https://lists.dulug.duke.edu/pipermail/rpm-devel/2006-November/ 
> 001838.html
> It says the problem exists because rpm 4.4.5 doesn't support neon  
> 0.26.2, but rpm 4.4.6 does. The rpm web site is very confusing to  
> me and I cannot determine whether rpm 4.4.6 has been released or  
> not. You may want to get in touch with the maintainer of the rpm port.

Hm.  As suggested on that thread, I'd be fine without neon.  Can I  
simply edit the port file to alter the configure args?  And if I did  
that, would "port clean rpm" then "port install rpm" be what I'd do  


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