Environment variables within a spec file and related question

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Mon Sep 12 15:26:56 UTC 2005

Paul F. Johnson wrote:
> z88dk is a Z80 cross compiler which is able to target a whole pile of
> Z80 based machines (such as the ZX81, Spectrum, Sam Coupe etc). Now, to
> compile it up, I need to set a couple of environment variables which
> aren't used after then.
> How do I set them up and is there any surefire way to test for the shell
> in use (export is fine for bash, but I need setenv for tcsh)?

RPMs are built using sh/bash, so use:

export VAR=VALUE

at the start of each spec section that needs the variables.

> Related to this. Is there a list anywhere of the groups available for
> installing into (such as development/library etc)?



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