Fedora non-standard build environment (%_host etc.)

Jos Vos jos at xos.nl
Sat Feb 12 14:09:38 UTC 2005

On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 03:57:16PM +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:

> > FC3 is shipped with /etc/pango/i386-redhat-linux-gnu.  I know
> > this be done with "--define '_host i386-redhat-linux-gnu', but
> > is this what RH actually does in their build environment and,
> > if yes, are there more non-standard rpm settings used?
> Does installing redhat-rpm-config affect the build results?

That package is installed.  This also applies to RHEL3 and RHEL4b2.

In fact, pango could better use %_target i.s.o. %_host, as %_target
*is* indenpendent of the specific build host, but the question is
why %_host is evaluated this way in the RH builds.

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