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Re: Heads-up: brand new RPM version about to hit rawhide



On Wednesday 09 July 2008 01:15:47 pm Bill Crawford wrote:
> 2008/7/9 Jarod Wilson <jwilson redhat com>:
> > On Wednesday 09 July 2008 12:12:27 pm Dale Stimson wrote:
> >> [snip]
> >>
> >> Something I would like to see standard in RPM is for the default for
> >> installation of source files from a .src.rpm file to be changed from
> >>     %{_sourcedir}
> >> to
> >>     %{_sourcedir}/%{name}-%{version}
> >>
> >> (The above example assumes the current definition of _sourcedir,
> >> which the suggested implementation below proposes be changed).
>
> [snip]
>
> >>     %_sourcedir     %{_topdir}/SOURCES/%{name}-%{version}
> >>
> >> I've done this in my .rpmmacros file for a long time and am happy with
> >> it.
> >
> > Been doing something similar myself for ages, but also dropping the spec
> > file in with the source files. A directory full of specs and a directory
> > full of sources for umpteen different packages is dumb.
>
> This breaks doing build-from-tarball, because until the spec is
> parsed, the version is unknown.

My "something similar" doesn't actually include %{version}, only %{name}.

-- 
Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com


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