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Re: Packaging guidelines: buildroot



On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 15:15 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Why is this in the guidelines? Why are we putting this in spec
> files? All this does is give the developer a chance to manually
> enter information that they can get wrong. It's not like the build
> system will even use this value.
> 
> Why isn't this the default for RPM, either patched into the default
> RPM package, or in redhat-rpm-config? 

Perhaps because it is defined in just about every package I've ran
across, and almost every different possible way.  Should we instead say
'There should be no buildroot definition in the spec.' ?

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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