[Fedora-packaging] Packaging guidelines for Emacsen add-on packages

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Wed May 30 20:27:40 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 30 May 2007, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 May 2007 15:47:21 Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > If I understand correctly, this is an orthogonal issue which isn't
> > limited to querying rpm.  For example, different *emacs versions inside
> > and outside the buildroot is just as likely as different rpm versions.
> >  What makes querying them for versions instead of rpm safer, more
> > predictable, and more reproducible?
> Because you're querying the emacs in the chroot not outside the chroot.  In
> the case of rpm, the rpm _outside_ the chroot was used to populate the
> chroot, and the rpm database version that winds up in said chroot does not
> match the version of rpm that gets installed inside the chroot.

mock runs rpmbuild inside the chroot.  Why doesn't it break?  --nodeps?

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