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Re: python2.2 -> python2.3



On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 00:51:47 -1000, Warren Togami wrote:

> > In addition to the above, a %{pyver} (primarily for python-abi) and a
> > couple of incdir (arch dependent/ arch independent) macros would be
> > welcome.
> > 
> 
> Keep in mind that normally stuff like %{pyver} is a horrible sin in RPM 
> packaging because you cannot depend on stuff being in the buildroot 
> during RPM spec parsing.  However in the case of perl and python we do 
> it anyway because they are within the minimum package set.
> 
> Querying perl and python: OK
> Querying mozilla or qt  : BAD

If you buildrequire Mozilla or Qt, you can query them without problems,
of course. Because when they're not installed in the build environment,
rpmbuild fails. And when they're installed, querying them works.

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