[Fedora-packaging] Re: Wrong buildroot ...

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Mon Feb 12 15:57:40 UTC 2007

On Monday 12 February 2007 10:52, Joe Orton wrote:
> I completely agree with that.  Unless the buildroot is picked by
> mkdtemp() you can't really *guarantee* avoidance of conflicts.  If you
> want a guarantee then rpmbuild should be fixed to ignore BuildRoot and
> use mkdtemp() instead.  Standardising an inadequate workaround and
> having packagers go through fixing N hundred spec files to match seems
> like a waste of time.


We have the spec stubs that have an acceptable buildroot tag for new packages, 
I don't see much value in harping on existing packages for the BuildRoot.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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