[Fedora-packaging] Mono Packaging Issues

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jun 14 21:17:05 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-14 at 22:06 +0100, Paul wrote:
> Hi,
> > > It might be worth examining exactly what Debian/Ubuntu/SuSE do here.
> > 
> > SuSE declares everything to be noarch - doesn't matter what it is. This
> > really screws everything up.
> > 
> > Debian/Ubuntu have an awful mess to contend with. Let's have something
> > that works. I agree with what you've suggested Tom. I'll get on and
> > check that my packages are not including .so files.
> Problem : the configure script generates the .pc file as well as finding
> the bits required from pre-installed packages. Having noarch in the
> BuildArch there causes the configure script to moan and die. It also
> runs the automake things to generate the makefiles.

How exactly is this dying? Is it dying because of something that the %
configure macro is passing?

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