[Fedora-packaging] Small change to Beware of RPath

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 01:20:15 UTC 2009

On 10/05/2009 05:58 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On 10/03/2009 01:37 PM, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>> fabiand on IRC let me know that there's a minor change that could be
>> made to the Beware of RPath section of the Guidelines to make things
>> easier for packagers:
>> [10:23:07] <fabiand> regarding an wiki page i can not edit:
>> packaging:guidelines#beware_of_rpath
>> [10:23:57] <fabiand> it should be recommended to use %{_arch} not using
>> 32 or 64 as a suffix for files in /etc/ld.so.conf, because it is easy to
>> use %{a_arch} but not easy to get 64 or 32
> That's not true. %{__isa_bits} will return either 32 or 64, depending on
> the platform arch.
%{__isa_bits} requires a relatively recent rpm, though?  I didn't find
it EL-5's rpm --showrc but did in F-11's.


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