[Fedora-packaging] unwanted directory removal during rpm build

Scott Frankel frankel at circlesfx.com
Tue Sep 1 16:09:35 UTC 2009

On Sep 1, 2009, at 12:20 AM, Mattias Ellert wrote:

> mån 2009-08-31 klockan 23:07 -0700 skrev Scott Frankel:
> The %build section must not create files or directories in the
> $RPM_BUILD_ROOT. That must only be done in the %install section.
> The Fedora packaging guidelines says that the first command in the
> %install section must be "rm -rf $RPM_BUILD_ROOT". If you are using a
> recent RPM version this will be enforced automatically, which is what
> happens in this case.
> %build
> %install
> rm -rf $RPM_BUILD_ROOT
> mkdir $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/opt
> mkdir $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/opt/foo
> cp -r schema $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/opt/foo

Thanks for the information!

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