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Re: [scl.org] Removing 'scls' from %{_sysconfdir} and %{_localstatedir}?



On 2. 3. 2015 at 18:18:04, Honza Horak wrote:
> On 03/02/2015 05:36 PM, Jan Zelený wrote:
> > On 2. 3. 2015 at 16:00:15, Honza Horak wrote:
> >> On 03/02/2015 09:29 AM, Jan Zelený wrote:
> >>> -- snip --
> >>> 
> >>>> That means we'd just set %_scl_prefix to /opt/fedora/scls in fedora,
> >>>> while default could stay what it is in scl-utils (just removing the
> >>>> scls/ hardcoded in the %{_sysconfdir} and similiar macros would be
> >>>> needed).
> >>> 
> >>> Please correct me if I'm wrong but I don't believe there is mechanism in
> >>> Fedora that would allow you to do this kind of configuration outside of
> >>> scl- utils. Does this mean you'd like to start a package similar to
> >>> redhat-rpm- config that would be maintained by Env. & Stacks?
> >> 
> >> Such a package could be tricky, since we cannot depend on rpm reading
> >> the files under /etc/rpm/macros* in some defined order, do we? But when
> >> doing it agnostic to ordering, it would be possible. Another way just
> >> from top of my head are guidelines that would require it.
> > 
> > The order is actually pretty well defined. When loading macros, rpm reads
> > files in /etc/rpm in alphabetical order (C locale). The same applies for
> > all the other directories where macro files can be (/usr/lib/rpm for
> > instance but there is a number of possible locations).
> 
> Thanks for explanation, I'll try to read the doc before assuming
> anything the next time :)

I'm not sure that would help in this case. The only reason I know this is 
because I found this in the rpm code couple years back :-)

Jan


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