rpm unwanted autodep

Jeffrey Johnson n3npq at me.com
Mon Aug 31 00:40:43 CEST 2015

> On Aug 30, 2015, at 6:36 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <n3npq at me.com> wrote:
>> On Aug 26, 2015, at 5:03 AM, Elan Ruusamäe <glen at pld-linux.org> wrote:
>> On 26.08.2015 11:55, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
>>> hi
>>> how to avoid rpm to generate python(abi) dependency on this file 
>> i tried to input bunch of junk in front of the file, but file-5.24 is SOOOO persistent, it still considers it as python:
> Try
> 	chmod -x lib/fpm/package/pyfpm/get_metadata.py
> to disable automated dependencies
> If you really need +x when installed, then add a %attr in %files (rather then adding chmod +x in %post).

Yes you trued this. There are certain cases where the *.py suffix is used instead of
the execute bit for dispatching.

I personally consider using paths or suffix’s (instead of content) a bug, but I have been
out-shouted by others over the years.


73 de Jeff

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