Why are my binary files going into the bin/ folder

Greg_Swift at aotx.uscourts.gov Greg_Swift at aotx.uscourts.gov
Thu Jan 8 20:54:48 UTC 2009

> Creating a binary only rpm with 2 executables in it
> I am creating the *.rpm as a non-root user by setting the %_topdir
> in .rpmmacros
> My BuildRoot in the *.spec is set to /opt/%{name}
> My .rpm is created in the /RPMS folder and I ship it to my
> destination computer.
> However, when I install the rpm on the destination computer the
> binaries are put in the /bin/ folder
> Why aren’t they going into the /opt/ folder like I wanted?

please attach your spec file.


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