per package BuildRoot does not work

Jos Vos jos at
Tue Jun 7 22:22:14 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 11:55:21PM +0200, Marten Lehmann wrote:

> I tried to not specify a global "BuildRoot" but directly in each 
> %package section. But rpmbuild just takes the first occurence and uses 
> it globally and ignores the second. So I get dozends of "error: File not 
> found:" errors.
> How can I rewrite the %files macro to use a different buildroot?

This is not possible.

You may want to put the two filesets in different directories and/or use
different filenames and then use the "alternatives" system to select one
of them (this even would allow you to install both packages).

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