More than one topdir in .rpmmacros?

Ignacio Valdes ivaldes at
Thu Jun 25 15:12:21 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 3:23 AM, Nigel
Metheringham<nigel.metheringham at> wrote:
> On 25 Jun 2009, at 02:10, Ignacio Valdes wrote:
>> Right now I'm doing something suboptimal out of ignorance: creating a
>> new user id for every rpm that I build. Is it possible to use a single
>> id and use more than one topdir in .rpmmacros for more than one rpm
>> without having to edit .rpmmacros when I'm building a different rpm?
> Why do you think you need a topdir per rpm?
Because it doesn't seem to rpmbuild otherwise? It seems that I have to
change the entry to topdir if I actually want to build a different
rpm. Is that what everyone does? -- IV

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