[Ambassadors] Linuxtag slides: now in english & german

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at googlemail.com
Wed May 21 21:24:22 UTC 2008

Am Mittwoch, den 21.05.2008, 22:40 +0200 schrieb Robert M. Albrecht:
> Hi,
> thanks for the feedback.
> Version 2 is online, including the english translation.
> www.romal.de/files/FedoraHowToParticipateEnglish.pdf
> www.romal.de/files/FedoraHowToParticipateEnglish.odp
> www.romal.de/files/FedoraHowToParticipate.pdf
> www.romal.de/files/FedoraHowToParticipate.odp
> More suggestions ?

Looks like you took all my suggestions into account, thanks. One last

Slide 15: You are hardcoding the prefix /usr in the install section.
Instead of

mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/usr/bin
mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/usr/share/doc/%{name}-%{version}
mkdir $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/etc
cp -p usb_modeswitch $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/usr/bin
cp -p usb_modeswitch.conf $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/etc

I suggest:

mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT%{_bindir}
mkdir $RPM_BUILD_ROOT%{_sysconfdir}
install -p -m 755 usb_modeswitch $RPM_BUILD_ROOT%{_bindir}/
install -p -m 644 usb_modeswitch.conf $RPM_BUILD_ROOT%{_sysconfdir}/

I'm also using 'install' instead of 'cp' to make sure permissions are
correct. No need for "%doc README* COPYING" in %install, this belongs
into the %files section where it needs to replace the empty %doc
statement. RPM will care about creating the docdir and installing the

> cu romal
C U @ Berlin


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