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Re: Opinions: Providing "buildsys-macros" in the installed system



On Thursday 29 March 2007 02:53:04 Michael Schwendt wrote:
> Adding macro usage without adding the macros to "something like
> redhat-rpm-config" is not good.
>
> Historically, the plan has always been to add the macros to such a
> package. Hearing about "resistance" is news to me.
>
> It is already unexpected and inconvenient enough to need "--define fedora
> 6" or similar when rebuilding some packages.

I see criticism here for how we use the buildsystem, but I don't see an actual 
opinion as to making these macros work on the installed system.

I assume from your last sentence that you're in favor, but I'd rather not make 
assumptions.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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