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Re: Using lzma compressed tarball as Source0



On Wednesday 03 September 2008 12:28:08 Till Maas wrote:
> On Wed September 3 2008, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 17:45:41 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> > > Hiyas,
> > >
> > > are there some best practices or some secret macros I can redifine to
> > > use a lzma compressed tarball as Source0 for Fedora 8+ specs?
> > > It would help if I could pass --use-compress-program=lzma to the tar
> > > commandline that %setup uses.
> >
> > %setup -c -q -T
> >
> > and extract %{SOURCE0} manually. Does that help, too?
>
> Thanks, the best solution I can think of with this %setup commandline is
> this:
>
> %setup -q -c -T
> lzma -c -d %SOURCE0 | tar -xvvf - -C ..
>
> Without the -C .. tar will create a new directory within the extracted
> source directory, e.g. foo-1.2/foo-1.2 which will break the remainder of
> the spec.

Nb: coreutils uses an lzma-compressed tarball, with the following:

%prep
#do not unpack in setup because of lzma is not yet supported in setup macro
%setup -q -c -T
cd ..
lzma -dc %SOURCE0 | tar xf -
cd %name-%version

<apply patches>
...


-- 
Jarod Wilson
jarod redhat com


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