[Fedora-packaging] buildroot race condition

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Mar 12 20:33:10 UTC 2007

Till Maas wrote:
> Hello,
> an OpenSUSE packager made me aware of a race condition problem with a lot of 
> fedora specs:
> http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-packaging/2007-02/msg00005.html
> A lot of specs and the template specs from rpmdev-newspec use following:
> %install
> rm -rf $RPM_BUILD_ROOT
> # racing time

How is that a race exactly?  rm doesn't exit/return until it is done, afaik.

-- Rex

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