[Fedora-packaging] Packaging guidelines for Emacsen add-on packages
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed May 30 17:25:41 UTC 2007
Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 May 2007, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 09:47 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 30 May 2007, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
>>>> Good lord. No. Thou shalt not query rpm inside rpm.
>>> Disagreed, when done carefully.
>> There is no careful way to do it. It is not safe, it is not predictable,
>> it is not reproducable.
> My experience says otherwise, so would you care to elaborate and back each of
> those claims up with some concrete examples
Been there, done that. Echo'ing what spot said, don't.
One concrete example: chroot'd buildroots (like mock).
The rpm version used to create the buildroot (oftentimes) != rpm version
used inside the root for the query, leads to wierd behavior, failures.
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