[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ RPM and its dependencies

Alexis Richardson alexis at rabbitmq.com
Thu Aug 4 16:01:47 BST 2011

I have bcc'd Hubert.

On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 3:49 PM, Peter Lemenkov <lemenkov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/8/4 David Wragg <david at rabbitmq.com>:
>> Massimo Paladin <Massimo.Paladin at cern.ch> writes:
>>> RabbitMQ RPM requires erlang which is provided by a lot of
>>> sub-packages.
>> The Fedora/EPEL erlang RPM only got separated up into many packages
>> relatively recently (about a year ago, I think).  So depending on the
>> sub-packages would limit which releases of distributions our RPM will
>> work on.
>> So, in order to support a wide range of distributions, our RPM still
>> depends simply on "erlang".
>> I expect we will reconsider this one day, but it is probably still too
>> early today.
> I already wrote semi-automatically working bunch of scripts (with
> hardcoded paths and variables and other ugly stuff like that) to
> manage issues like these (automatic Erlang dependency extraction). We
> (I and one brave intern from Erlang Solutions, Michał Nieć) planned to
> finish this task during GSoC but, unfortunately, we didn't get chosen.
> Anyway I plan to return to this task as soon as I find free time, so
> stay tuned.
> As for RabbitMQ, I'll take a look - perhaps I could slim dependency
> chain manually (with these semi-automatically working scripts
> mentioned above).
> BTW where is Hubert Plociniczak? Is he still around? I'm afraid that
> he was offended by the angry mob after unsuccessful RabbitMQ 2.1
> release:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=646861
> --
> With best regards, Peter Lemenkov.
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