rpm-showme is great and allowed me to find what packages pull in gcc for my container. Before I open bugs for said packages, I would like to verify that at least the basic functionallity is still there.
Do you have any tool/workflow to do this automatically?
The only somewhat clean way I could think of, was rebuilding without dependencies, but that feels like a huge waste of CPU power for removing a few bytes.
Manually removing gcc with rpm isn't an option, as I want to drop the whole depency chain.
Manually installing the other dependencies seems like a pain, but might be the easiest solution ...
Often, you can swap out a Requires for a Recommends, but other times it makes more sense to drop the dependency entirely.
Yes, but how do I do this, without having to change the spec and recompiling the package?
Or is that the only approach?
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