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Re: Request for Review: libevent



Paul Howarth wrote:
> Ville Skyttä wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, 2005-06-06 at 17:11 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
>>
>>> José Pedro Oliveira wrote:
>>>
>>>> 1) move "make verify" to the %check section
>>>>   (it is processed after the %install section)
>>>>
>>>>   %check || :
>>>>   make verify
>>>
>>>
>>> Why the "|| :"?
>>
>>
>>
>> http://rpm.org/max-rpm-snapshot/s1-rpm-inside-scripts.html#S3-RPM-INSIDE-CHECK-SCRIPT
>>
>> (Be sure to check out footnote 2, too.)
>>
>>
>>> Wouldn't it be better to get the build to fail if the "make verify"
>>> fails?
>>
>>
>>
>> Yes.  But "%check || :" != "make verify || :"
> 
> 
> Right, got it thanks.
> 
> However... given that rpm 4.2 shipped way back with RH9, and the current
> extras system doesn't support anything older than FC3, is this something
> that should be done as standard? I personally like to maintain as much
> backwards compatibility as possible, but many things in extras seem to
> assume that things started with FC3. For instance, the perl module spec
> template uses MODULE_COMPAT, which doesn't work with RH9 or older perls.

Yes it does.  For RH8 and RH9 just install the package
perl-forward-compat available in te fedora.us mirrors.

There is also a version for rh7.x in the fedora.us bugzilla (never
publish though).

jpo
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