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Re: Changes to RPM area on web site.

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2004-12-30 08:42:28 CET

On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, Kenneth Porter wrote:

> --On Wednesday, December 29, 2004 5:11 PM -0600 David Summers
> <david@summersoft.fay.ar.us> wrote:
> > However, since there is more than one SPEC file for the RPMs (because of
> > the different platforms), I don't think someone can use the "-ta" option
> > on the source code tarball.
> Is it feasible to merge the spec files and use a --define with rpmbuild to
> specify the distro? There might even be a way to detect distros
> automagically, such as using some special predefined macro.
> Something like this is done with the SpamAssassin tarball to handle
> different compression methods. One builds with, for example, "rpmbuild -ta
> --define 'srcext .bz2' Mail-SpamAssassin-3.0.2.tar.bz2" for the bzip2'd
> tarball. (See <http://spamassassin.apache.org/downloads.cgi>)

That would be cool, I didn't realize that RPM could do that.

Patches welcome...otherwise, I'll give it a shot when I have some time.


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