Buildroot being ignored
devzero2000 at rpm5.org
Thu Dec 4 13:29:37 UTC 2008
The "NEW" rpm functionality was implemented years ago from Jeff Johnson (
In RPM 5 (http://rpm5.org) it work well
Also the test case (http://rpm.org/attachment/ticket/10/a.spec) work
correctly in RPM5.
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 10:18 AM, Panu Matilainen
<pmatilai at laiskiainen.org>wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Xavier Toth wrote:
> > My spec files which build on Fedora 9 rpm 188.8.131.52 don't build on
> > Fedora 10 rpm 4.6.0. It appears that the Buildroot definition is being
> > ignored. If I use --buildroot on the command line they build but this
> > isn't a good solution. Is this a rpmbuild bug or feature? Is it
> > specific to Fedora possibly?
> Buildroot from spec is ignored on purpose in rpm 4.6.0. That specs should
> (have to) define their own buildroot is simply bad design and a leftover
> from ancient times.
> There's one known bug wrt the new buildroot handling, namely that specs
> which have subpackages whose version differs from the main package
> version doesn't work right: http://rpm.org/ticket/10
> - Panu -
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