pmacct package proposal

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at
Wed Aug 3 10:51:27 UTC 2011

On 08/03/2011 01:42 PM, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Hi Manuel,
> On Tue, 2 Aug 2011, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>>>>>> %if 0%{?fedora} || 0%{?rhel_version} || 0%{?centos_version}
>>>>>> Requires: mysql postgresql-libs
>>>>>> %else
>>>>>> Requires: mysql-shared postgresql-libs
>>>>>> %endif
>> did you define and pass to rpmbuild one of the variables which triggers
>> the first branch of the test ? By default these variables are not
>> defined and therefore the whole branch is skipped. in koji the needed
>> variables are defined by the build environment but for local builds you
>> must define them yourself, as appropriate for your use case.
> Ah, I didn't know that. Is there a sensible way to detect the distro
> automatically
none that I know of. Since the era I was not using mock / koji, I have 
an assortment of defines in my ~/.rpmmacros, similar to
     %dist .el5
     %el5 1

> so that users can run rpmbuild without worrying about
> unusual/non-standard command-line options and it will just work?
> Cheers, Chris.

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