[Fedora-packaging] Re: Re: Wrong buildroot ...
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Feb 12 18:55:55 UTC 2007
Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>> If you know how to fix RPM to do some of these things, please do
> I haven't looked at the rpm source at all yet, but I think the
> buildroot is one that can be "fixed" just using a macro.
> From /usr/lib/rpm/macros:
> # ---- Optional rpmrc macros.
> # Macros that are initialized as a side effect of rpmrc and/or spec
> # file parsing.
> # Configurable build root path, same as BuildRoot: in a specfile.
> # (Note: the configured macro value will override the spec file value).
> If the packaging committee wanted to make a standard buildroot and
> enforce it have the build systems set %buildroot.
We looked into that. I recall there some serious implementation
problems with that method.
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