[PATCH] rpm: Fix handling of SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Wed Oct 28 11:49:21 UTC 2020

On 10/27/20 1:06 PM, Neal Gompa wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 6:24 AM Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 10/26/20 11:08 PM, Neal Gompa wrote:
>>> Contemporary versions of Fedora automatically set SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH
>>> based on the changelog entry date stamp. In scenarios where it already
>>> is defined, we do not want to redefine it.
>> This part is okay.
>>> Additionally, when building the libvirt package in an Open Build Service
>>> instance, the spec file is not present in %_specdir, but instead in %_sourcedir.
>> But this looks fishy. Is the %_specdir defined in that case?
> It is (that comes from RPM itself), however the directory is empty.

That feels like a bug in OBS then. IIUC this macro can be specified on 
the rpmbuild's cmd line. Can't it set the %_specdir to be the same as 


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