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Re: Removing %clean



Till Maas <opensource till name> writes:

>> Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
>> >     mkdir -p `dirname "$RPM_BUILD_ROOT"`\
>> >     mkdir "$RPM_BUILD_ROOT"\

> It prevents a race condition in case that $(dirname "$RPM_BUILD_ROOT") already 
> exists or if all directories in the path to this directory are only writable 
> by trustworthy users. In the default configuration, this was the /var/tmp 
> directory, where every user could create a directory, make it writable for 
> others and sneak content into the final rpm.

The two mkdirs are in reverse order though. Is that intentional?


/Benny


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