[Rpm-maint] RPM macros and tag size limit

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Sat Dec 22 11:30:44 UTC 2007

On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Giulio Eulisse wrote:

> Ciao,
> There seems to be a limit to the size of rpm macros and tags (e.g.
> Requires). Is there any easy (i.e. by patching some #define somewhere)
> to increase it? Thank you in advance.

The hard limits within rpm are typically BUFSIZ (the case with macros and 
various other places especially wrt rpm-build).

With requires limit, do you mean the string length of a single require 
name, or the number of requires a package can have?

 	- Panu -

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