[Fedora-packaging] Re: Call rpm during rpmbuild

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Jun 5 15:14:50 UTC 2007

Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 08:35:00AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>>> I'm right in thinking that it's bad to call rpm from rpmbuild?
>> Yes.
> But weren't recursive rpm calls fixed many, many years ago, so that
> this is fine to use since ??? (hopefully including RHEL3)?

Stop the heresy, you'll raise spot's blood-pressure... :)

In practice, it may or may not work (not more often than not, in 
chroot'd buildroots), but it's best to simply say "just don't do it".

-- Rex

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