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Re: make tag and %{?dist}



On Wed, 2005-05-04 at 10:24 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Tue, 03 May 2005 22:51:20 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> 
> > For the actual RPM build, on the actual Red Hat build systems, this is
> > how it would be/is done.  That is where the "scary macro voodoo" that
> > Ignacio mentioned in another thread comes into play.
> 
> Revisiting the dist-tag related thread on fedora-packaging list would
> make sense.  As long as I cannot store a single src.rpm revision in a
> single branch and build this single src.rpm for multiple target
> distributions, the system is flawed. It is more convenient to just
> hardcode .fc4, .fc3 and friends in the spec file, because we duplicate
> packages in multiple branch directories.
ACK, well spoken.

IMHO, FE's CVS not using actual CVS branches is a real fundamental
design flaw of it - something that ought to be changed.

Ralf


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