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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0016795CentOS-8_unreleased_devel_pkgspublic2020-08-13 05:12
Reporterjcbollinger Assigned To 
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Product Version8.0.1905 
Summary0016795: libdnf-devel is not available from CentOS 8.0 or CentOS Stream repositories
DescriptionThere apparently should exist a libdnf-devel package to complement the libdnf package, because the PackageKit source RPM from the Vault expresses a dependency on it. I would expect to find it in the PowerTools (and Stream-PowerTools) repositories, but it is not there, nor is it in [Stream-]BaseOS or [Stream-]AppStream, nor does anything in any of those repositories provide it as a virtual package.
Steps To ReproduceExecute the command

    dnf --enablerepo=PowerTools install libdnf-devel
TagsNo tags attached.


related to 0016492 resolvedbstinson No libssh2-devel package 
has duplicate 0017081 closedbstinson No libdnf-devel package available 




2020-02-12 15:40

administrator   ~0036272

Is this blocking a build outside of packages that are already built for CentOS?


2020-02-13 16:27

reporter   ~0036287

I forget exactly what I was working on when I filed the bug report, but yes, I was trying to build software that is not presently available pre-packaged for CentOS. Very likely I was trying to adapt something from Fedora. I have since moved on.

But why does that matter? Since when is it not standard practice to make development component packages available for all library packages? The point of splitting library runtime and development components into separate packages was never to hold back or hide the development components.


2020-06-22 13:37

reporter   ~0037201

What is the plan for making the -devel packages available?

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-12-03 16:45 jcbollinger New Issue
2019-12-03 17:40 toracat Relationship added related to 0016492
2020-02-10 19:25 toracat Status new => acknowledged
2020-02-12 15:40 bstinson Status acknowledged => feedback
2020-02-12 15:40 bstinson Note Added: 0036272
2020-02-13 16:27 jcbollinger Note Added: 0036287
2020-02-13 16:27 jcbollinger Status feedback => assigned
2020-03-18 22:56 toracat Category dnf => _unreleased_devel_pkgs
2020-06-22 13:37 adelton Note Added: 0037201
2020-08-13 05:12 toracat Relationship added has duplicate 0017081