[Fedora-packaging] Call rpm during rpmbuild

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Jun 5 13:35:00 UTC 2007

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> I'm right in thinking that it's bad to call rpm from rpmbuild?


> but if calling rpm like this is bad, I'm wondering how to fix it.  Best 
> way I can see to do this is to store the name-version-release of the 
> compiler in a special file in the ocaml RPM, something like:
>   /usr/lib64/ocaml/fedora-ocaml-release
> which would contain something like 3.09.0-3 or whatever, then the script 
> can be changed to cat this file.

This is workable, or possibly use pkg-config (as was proposed recently 
with emacs stuff).

-- Rex

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