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

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Mon Feb 12 21:03:04 UTC 2007

Todd Zullinger (tmz at pobox.com) said: 
> >>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. :)

rpm is somewhat braindead. It only uses %{buildroot} if
there actually is a BuildRoot: line in the spec file.

In any case, https://lists.dulug.duke.edu/pipermail/rpm-maint/2007-February/000162.html


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