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Re: Packaging guidelines: buildroot



On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 20:45 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:

> 
> If you take an SRPM with no BuildRoot: and try to build to build it as a
> regular user on just about any system it'll fail because nobody AFAIK
> currently ships an rpm package with a default buildroot. So even if it's
> fixed in rpm or mock, it'll be a while before it's safe to remove
> BuildRoot: tags if the packager wants any semblance of portability.

On the one hand, yes - on the other, the documentation isn't exactly
difficult to find.


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