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Re: Usage of {_libdir} or {_lib} in noarch packages



On Friday 19 December 2008 05:41:20 am Karsten Hopp wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius schrieb:
> > On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 17:30 +0100, Karsten Hopp wrote:
> >> I've run a x86_64 mass rebuild of all our Fedora packages and found
> >> several noarch packages which erronously use  {_libdir} or {_lib} in
> >> their spec files. rpmdiff shows this output:
> >>
> >> ./firstaidkit-0.2.2-5.fc11.noarch.rpm
> >> removed    /usr/lib/firstaidkit
> >> removed    /usr/lib/firstaidkit/plugins
> >> added      /usr/lib64/firstaidkit
> >> added      /usr/lib64/firstaidkit/plugins
> >>
> >> As noarch packages can be built on any machine/architecture in koji,
> >> we'd end up with lib64 directories on 32bit archs
> >>
> >> Here is the list of offending packages I've found:
> >>
> >>
> >> Package        Owner
> >> ------------------------
> >> ntfs-config    laxathom
> >> firstaidkit    msivak
> >> terminus-font  ndim
> >> gdeskcal       pfj
> >> libopensync-plugin-synce  awjb
> >> cohoba         tjikkun
> >> gnome-schedule farnold
> >> common-lisp-controller  green
> >> gcstar         tian
> >> revisor-cli    jsteffan
> >> jruby          konradm
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Can we make it a policy to not use _libdir or _lib in noarch packages,
> >> please ?
> >
> > Wouldn't it be better to let rpm set _libdir/_lib to match noarch
> > package requirements?
> >
> > Ralf
>
> I don't have any preferences on how we solve it, I'll leave that for FPC to
> decide. But I think it needs to be solved or we'll run out of luck and
> build one of those packages on 64bit anytime soon.
>
>     Karsten

Note that the version of jruby in CVS *isn't* tagged or built... it's in 
progress of being bumped to 1.1.6, I've just been waiting on some new 
dependencies for a *long* time.

Regards,
-- 
Conrad Meyer <konrad tylerc org>



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