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Re: [Fedora-packaging] Re: BuildRoot



On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 13:26 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 12:40 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> >> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >>> On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 18:41 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Let's file it under hear-say then and move on.
> >>> No comment
> >>>
> >>> c.f. below and note the output of the "echos".
> >> I think it's safe to just say this is an example of bad rpm practice. 
> >> If you really want/need two different sources and versions, package them 
> >> separately.
> > 
> > ... you are ignoring the fact that there exist cases where this is
> > impossible.
> 
> Seriously, it's bad practice, don't do it.  But don't mind me, go ahead 
> and do it, if it's so "impossible" to do otherwise...

Check out any one tree style built GCC+newlib rpm, 
check out autogen + libopts (currently under review).

>  just don't 
> complain when it doesn't work.
Bummer, a tool (here: rpm) isn't broken, just because it doesn't fail on
the 90% of trivial cases it is being used by, but fails on the remaining
10% of complex cases?

Ralf



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