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Re: Python, distutils, rpmbuild, issues



On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 16:17 -0500, Gerry Reno wrote:
[...]
> Ok, rpmbuild went along with this and apparently apt didn't care.  But 
> will this work with the final release, 5.0.0?  Can the 5.0.0 rpm 
> actually upgrade a 5.0.0_rc2 release?  Remember, the python module 
> "distutils" causes the spec file to be generated on the fly.  So does it 
> just assume the version will occur in lexical order?

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines#NonNumericRelease

> The next problem was with trying to use the python setuy.py target, 
> "bdist_rpm".  The bdist_rpm worked fine when you run it on ubuntu or 
> debian (with rpmbuild installed) but failed when it was run on any of 
> the RedHat-based distros.  The error that was occurring on the 
> RedHat-based distros is the "Installed (but unpackages) file(s) found".  

bug#236535, co-incidentally I committed the fix to rawhide earlier today
(I didn't build though, as 2.6.1 is coming).

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James Antill <james fedoraproject org>
Fedora


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