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Re: cleaning build dir



On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 06:51:26PM -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> rpm-4.4.7 will use the value of %{buildroot} from macros rather than
> from a spec file. Similarly %clean, from configuration, not from spec  
> files.

Awesome. About time. :)

> Meanwhile, ignoring BuildRoot: and %clean in spec files is sure to
> confuse, and not because of lack of documentation within rpm, but rather
> through misleading but well-meaning tutorials and such. It will take years
> for the noise to subside, if ever.

*So* worth it though.


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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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