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From Bruno Mahé <>
Subject Re: Bigtop environment setup
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2012 08:34:28 GMT
On 09/24/2012 11:26 AM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 8:55 PM, Bruno Mahé <> wrote:
>> There are already tool to extract dependencies out of spec files. I imagine
>> the same is probably true for debs.
> What's the tool name?

My bad, I was actually referring to tools based on SRPMs, not SPEC files 

> Also, as a matter of fact for our purposes the tool
> can be as simple as just grepping for them. In fact, when I did
>    $ git grep -E 'Build(Requires|-Depends):'
> I didn't find anything that would be too difficult to handle via sed/awk.
> Thanks,
> Roman.

But what about the parsing of the various macros? They may or may not be 
defined for specific distributions.


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