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Re: [Fedora-packaging] Re: BuildRoot



On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 16:14 +0200, Matthias Saou wrote:
> Axel Thimm wrote :
> 
> > On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 01:36:25PM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > Your and Thias' %buildroot regresses in comparison to the
> > > "recommendation". It diverges from the "recommendation" and
> > > introduces further non-deterministical behavior.
> > > 
> > > That's reason why I refuse to approve your packages.

> > > Furthermore currently building the same package for two archs (like
> > > kernel i686 and kernel i586) will hurt even more, which is not a
> > > corner case, so if we were to play it mega-safe we would had to add
> > > arch/epoch also to it.
> > 
> > Another example of a how views can vary: 
> > To me *this* is a very extreme case, because apart of very few package
> > almost nothing in FE is being build for several targets.
> 
> If you're bringing the FE packaging back into the debate... err... it's
> weird since if we consider only FE, this is clearly a non issue.
You intentional don't seem to be wanting to understand:

I am saying: The FE guideline recommendation supports rebuilding in a
typical user environment. Yours doesn't. As such it is a feature
regression and qualifies as a bug, which is sufficient reason for me not
to approve such packages.

> My final suggestions :
> 
> 1) Bring up the default BuildRoot guideline issue at the next FESCO
> meeting.
I have put it on the packaging committee's agenda a couple of days ago.

>  My suggestion for a possible change would be to have something
> like this in addition to the 'preferred' BuildRoot suggestion :
> 
> "BuildRoot must be a sub-directory of "%{_tmppath}" and contain at
> least "%{name}" in its name."
Unacceptable to me.

Ralf



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