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Re: rawhide report: 20070912 changes



Ralf Corsepius wrote:

If you have look into %configure you can observe what I say.
Those flags configure the package for the defaults of Fedora. They aren't required to actually compile most software. Instead, they set distro-specific configuration such as optimization flags, security flags and some installation paths (such as the multilib libdir).
Right, this is called "the art of packaging", and where the naughty details are lurking.

Now _that_ is the problem that should be pushed "upstream". Make the distributions less incompatible and you wouldn't have to work around those problems in all of them.

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