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Re: RPM roadmapping



On 28 Jul 2007 23:26:18 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs math uh edu> wrote:
> >>>>> "DP" == Dimi Paun <dimi lattica com> writes:
>
> DP> My proposal is to implement this where it belongs (in rpmbuild),
>
> I can't disagree with that.
>
> DP> and issue warnings (and ignore) any attempt to set the build root
> DP> or to rm -rf it from within the spec.
>
> I must disagree with that; these statements will be required for
> compatibility with old versions of RPM (see EPEL4) for many years to
> come.  I don't particularly want to fork a different version of my
> specfiles when there's no need.


What is the difference between ignoring it and doing it by default in
rpmbuild and what happens now?


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