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Re: unifying of spec files for different Fedora releases



On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 03:22 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 12:03 +0200, Dan Horák wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Should I check the value of "%fedora" so it would look like
> > 
> > %if "%fedora" < 5
> > BuildRequires: xorg-x11-Xvfb
> > %else
> > BuildRequires: xorg-x11-server-Xvfb, xorg-x11-fonts-base
> > %endif
> > 
> > or should I use "%dist" for the checks? I was probably already mentioned
> > on this list, but I not able to find it.
> 
> Problem with both:
> 
> [mpeters atlantis ~]$ rpm -E %dist
> %dist
> [mpeters atlantis ~]$ rpm -E %fedora
> %fedora
> [mpeters atlantis ~]$
> 
> It would make the spec file unbuildable on a lot of systems.
> What you could do - something like
> 
> %define mod_x %(eval "if [ -f /some/file ]; then echo 1; else echo 0;
> fi")
> 
> where /some/file is the xorg-x11-server-Xvfb path to a file that is
> different from the <fc5 xorg-x11-Xvfb path to the file.

Well, this depends on the package in question being installed. You could
instead use the %fedora macros and if they don't exist, use defaults.
Check out the current bzflag spec file to see what I mean.

Nils
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