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Re: Action requested: check dist tags and conditionals



>> - If you're using open ended conditionals such as:
>> %if 0%{?fedora} > 9
>>   make sure you keep in mind what will happen if %{fedora} isn't defined,
>>   such as in the case of a derivative distribution.
>>
>> - If you're building for EPEL from a unified Fedora spec file, and have
>>   separate %{fedora} and %{rhel} sections, make sure they do the right
>>   things for any potential new releases, not just %{rhel} = 4 or %{rhel} =
>>   5.
>
> Can someone suggest how I should do this? I'm not sure who put this in my
> spec file!
>
> # for eggs
> %if 0%{?fedora} >= 8
> BuildRequires:  python-setuptools-devel
> %else
> BuildRequires:  python-setuptools
> %endif
>
> Is it safe to drop the conditional now and always expect python-setup-devel
> to be there?

If the fedora release is no longer supported its safe to drop. In the
case of Fedora 8 its no longer a supported release so its now safe to
drop the requirement.

Peter


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