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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Feb 12 19:45:55 UTC 2007

Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Todd Zullinger wrote:
> [...]
>>> 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.
> Ah, I should've guessed it wouldn't be that simple. :)
> Do you (or anyone else) recall if the problems were...

One biggie: Setting rpm macro %buildroot didn't populate $RPM_BUILD_ROOT.

-- Rex

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