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Re: [Fedora-packaging] Re: Usage of {_libdir} or {_lib} in noarch packages



On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 08:53 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 11:50 -0500, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 17:36 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > Wouldn't it be better to let rpm set _libdir/_lib to match noarch
> > > package requirements?
> > 
> > What should it set it to? It has no knowledge of where the noarch rpm
> > package will eventually be installed. Should we assume that /usr/lib is
> > always correct (how Debian of me to even suggest this)?
> > 
> > ~spot
> 
> Also, how does one get this right in the age of noarch subpackages to
> arch specific packages?

By properly parsing and preserving contexts in rpmbuild?

Admitted, "proper", "parsing" and "contexts" don't go well along with
rpm.

Ralf





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