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Re: File Triggers (was Re: Proposal (and yes, I'm willing to do stuff!): Must Use More Macros)



Colin Walters wrote:
> If such a thing were to be implemented it'd probably be good to use it
> to clean out the wishlist in general, like handling %clean and even
> %build automatically (e.g. if we see a configure script, just assume
> to call "%{configure}", see a Makefile, just assume to call "make",
> etc)

Uh, that will never work. Many configure scripts need options, even
makefiles can require options. The makefile could also be autogenerated
from an unknown build tool and accidentally shipped by upstream (in which
case you need to run that build tool first to generate a proper one).

        Kevin Kofler


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