[Rpm-maint] %patch does not make use of %__patch
pmatilai at redhat.com
Mon Feb 25 11:03:22 UTC 2008
On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Paul Tedaldi wrote:
> The %patch macro as implemented in librpmbuild.so calls the patch command
> directly instead of using %__patch. This makes it impossible to select a
> different patch program by setting %__patch in i.e ~/.rpmmacros.
Ah yes, thanks for reminding me :) There are bunch of other similar cases
too (tar instead of %__tar) .. most of the cases should be fixed now in
rpm.org head, what remains is rpmbuild -t variants which wants more love
than just tar vs %__tar...
- Panu -
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