[Rpm-maint] [patch] noarch subpackages
mmarek at suse.cz
Thu Mar 27 12:54:41 UTC 2008
I'm wondering - doesn't RPM support creating anyarch + noarch
subpackages in one build simply because it has never had the feature in
first place and no-one implemented it so far (for backwards
compatibility reasons perhaps)? Or are there good reasons not to allow this?
A wrote a short patch that allows creating noarch subpackages in a
backwards-compatible way: The spec file can define a
%_noarch_subpackages macro containing a space-separated list of
subpackages that should be noarch. E.g.
%define _noarch_subpackages %name-doc %name-examples
makes the doc and examples subpackages noarch. Such spec file will still
build fine with any rpm version, it'll just duplicate examples and
documentation for every architecture.
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