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Hidden / External Dependencies

This page lists all hidden dependencies required to build the repos and what order they should be built in.

What is a Hidden Dependency?

This is a general term for any package that is required, but not available in any CentOS repo. However, these packages are available from alongside "normal" packages found in the repos.

A further complication: there are hidden dependencies that depend on other hidden dependencies.

For example, the well-known package bind depends on kyua, which is not present in any CentOS/RHEL repository.

Building kyua depends on having lutok, which in turn depends on having atf. None of these are present in a "normal" CentOS repo. (BaseOS/AppStream/PowerTools/Extras/HA/etc.)

This can get extreme, with some packages requiring 5 (or more!) layers of these "hidden" deps.

When should these be built?

That's an open question. A safe time to build these would be starting after "Build Pass 6" (or possibly 7). A strategy might be to build these completely on their own, or insert them into the "normal package" passes and build them concurrently. Best way to do this is still an open question.


In an effort to document this, we are compiling layered "lists" of these hidden dependencies. Very similar to the work being done under "Build_Order" to determine dependencies of the main repos. You can almost think of these dependencies as another repo, similar to BaseOS/AppStream/PowerTools/etc.

These lists are numbered, and are in order of dependency. You need to build it smallest to largest. For example: In order to build the packages from list 98, you need the ones that were built in list 97. And list 97 depends on the products from list 96, etc.

(The numbers are arbitrary and don't start at 1, so new layers don't require re-labeling of all the lists)

The lists:

External Build List #92: | Package Name | CentOS git Branch | |:------------|-------------------------| | buildsys-macros | c8 | | centpkg-minimal | c8 |

External Build List #93:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
javapackages-tools c8-stream-201902 (note: bootstrap java tools. contains a bunch of pre-compiled RPMs to satisfy depdencies) 04/08/2021 - pulled out of repo. Causing conflicts.
perl-File-Find-Object-Rule c8

External Build List #94:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
perl-Test-TrailingSpace c8
perl-XML-Filter-BufferText c8

External Build List #95:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
perl-XML-SAX-Writer c8
perl-XML-SemanticDiff c8

External Build List #96:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
perl-Class-Accessor-Chained c8
perl-DateTime-Event-Recurrence c8
perl-Module-Install-GithubMeta c8
perl-Set-Infinite c8
perl-strictures c8
perl-Sub-Quote c8
perl-Test-XML c8

External Build List #97:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
perl-Class-ReturnValue c8
perl-Data-ICal c8
perl-DateTime-Event-ICal c8
perl-DateTime-Set c8
perl-File-Find-Object-Rule c8
perl-Moo c8
perl-Text-vFile-asData c8
perl-Tie-DataUUID c8
perl-UNIVERSAL-require c8
perl-XML-Fast c8
perl-XML-Spice c8

External Build List #98:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
atf c8
javapoet c8
perl-Class-Inner c8
perl-Convert-Base64 c8
perl-CPAN-Changes c8
perl-Data-ICal-TimeZone c8
perl-DateTime-Format-ICal c8
perl-File-LibMagic c8
perl-Net-DAVTalk c8
perl-Text-LevenshteinXS c8
perl-Text-VCardFast c8
rubygem-coderay c8
tesla-polyglot c8 --with jp_minimal

External Build List #99:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
auto c8
beakerlib c8
centos-bookmarks c8
console-setup c8
datefudge c8
docbook5-style-xsl c8
eclipse-license2 c8
fasterxml-oss-parent c8-stream-10.6
felix-gogo-parent c8
felix-gogo-runtime c8
fonttools c8
gcab c8
imaptest c8
javapackages-tools c8-stream-201902/javapackages-tools-5.3.1-7.module+el8.2.0+5555+73059ce4
latexmk c8
libabigail c8
lutok c8
objectweb-asm (7.2) c8-stream-201902
objectweb-asm (7.3) c8-stream-rhel8 --without junit5 (needed to build byte-buddy)
opentest4j c8
pam_wrapper c8
perl-BSD-Resource c8
perl-Config-IniFiles c8
perl-Font-TTF c8
perl-Mail-IMAPTalk c8
perl-Mail-JMAPTalk c8
perl-Math-Int64 c8
perl-Net-CalDAVTalk c8
perl-NNTPClient c8
perl-PerlIO-gzip c8
perl-Test-Inter c8
perl-Test-Unit c8
perl-XML-Generator c8
polkit-gnome c8
psutils c8
python3-mallard-ducktype c8
python-blinker c8
python-cryptography-vectors c8
python-httpretty c8
python-pretend c8
rubygem-kramdown c8
sassc c8
shrinkwrap c8
ttembed c8
ttfautohint c8
tycho-extras c8
univocity-parsers c8
wordnet c8
xmlgraphics-commons c8-stream-rhel8 (requires workaround setting JAVA_HOME )
xpp3 c8

External Build List #100:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
apache-commons-el c8
apiguardian c8
base64coder c8
batik c8-stream-rhel8-bootstrap
byte-buddy c8-stream-201902
cbi-plugins c8
decentxml c8
ecj c8
eclipse-ecf c8 --with bootstrap
eclipse-emf c8 --with bootstrap
felix-gogo-command c8
felix-gogo-shell c8
felix-scr c8
golang-github-cpuguy83-go-md2man c8-stream-1.0
google-gson c8
hamcrest c8-stream-201902
icu4j c8-stream-rhel8
jackson-parent c8-stream-10.6
jboss-modules c8
jetty c8 --with jp_minimal
junit5 c8
kyua c8
kxml c8
lucene c8 --with jp_minimal
msv c8-stream-10.6
ocaml-fileutils c8
perl-File-MMagic c8
perl-List-Pairwise c8
perl-File-Slurp-Tiny c8-stream-5.26
perl-Module-Install-ExtraTests c8
sat4j c8
xml-maven-plugin c8

External Build List #101:

Package Name CentOS git Branch
catch c8
catch1 c8
ceres-solver c8
classloader-leak-test-framework c8
eclipse c8 --with bootstrap
glassfish-jax-rs-api c8-stream-10.6
glslang c8
jackson-bom c8-stream-10.6
jarjar c8
java-comment-preprocessor c8
jboss-logmanager c8
maven-verifier-plugin c8
mdds (1.3) c8
mdds (1.4) c8s (-b imports/c8s/mdds-1.4.3-1.el8)
mingw-w64-tools c8
mingw-libxml2 c8
mingw-pdcurses c8
mockito (2) c8-stream-201902
ocaml-calendar c8
ocaml-csv c8
ocaml-curses c8
ocaml-gettext c8
ocaml-libvirt c8
ocaml-xml-light c8
passivetex c8
perl-B-Hooks-EndOfScope c8
perl-DateTime-Format-IBeat c8
perl-Devel-Hide c8
perl-Encode-IMAPUTF7 c8
perl-ExtUtils-Config c8
perl-ExtUtils-Helpers c8
perl-ExtUtils-InstallPaths c8
perl-File-ShareDir-Install c8
perl-Test-File-ShareDir c8
perl-IO-CaptureOutput c8
perl-Crypt-OpenSSL-Guess c8
perl-Module-Install c8
perl-Module-Install-AuthorRequires c8
perl-Module-Install-AutoLicense c8
perl-Module-Install-ManifestSkip c8
perl-Module-Build-Tiny c8
perl-Module-Package c8
perl-Module-Manifest-Skip c8
perl-Net-CardDAVTalk c8
perl-Net-DNS-Resolver-Mock c8
perl-Net-DNS-Resolver-Programmable c8
perl-Net-IDN-Encode c8
perl-Net-LibIDN c8
perl-Object-Deadly c8
perl-Test-FailWarnings c8
perl-Test-File-ShareDir c8
perl-Test-InDistDir c8
perl-Test-MockModule c8
perl-Test-Needs c8
perl-Test-RequiresInternet c8
perl-Test-Without-Module c8
perl-Test2-Plugin-NoWarnings c8
perl-XML-XPathEngine c8
prometheus-simpleclient-java c8
properties-maven-plugin c8
python-bottle c8
python-hs-dbus-signature c8
python-pluggy c8-stream-3.8 --without tests
python-sphinx c8
qt5-doc c8
relaxngcc c8-stream-10.6
replacer c8
screen c8
snakeyaml c8s
spirv-headers c8
tesseract c8
ucpp c8
unicode-emoji c8
python-docutils c8
rapidjson c8-stream-8.0
rubygem-thread_order c8
perl-Expect c8-stream-5.26
perl-Perl-Version c8-stream-5.26
perl-Sort-Versions c8-stream-5.26
perl-Test-Output c8-stream-5.26
tycho c8-stream-rhel8-bootstrap (required a spec patch to build )

Last update: 2022-11-10