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Re: FESCo Meeting Summary for 2007-02-08



On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 18:30 +0100, Matthias Saou wrote:
> Jason L Tibbitts III wrote :
> 
> > >>>>> "MS" == Matthias Saou <thias spam spam spam spam spam spam spam egg and spam freshrpms net> writes:
> > 
> > MS> What's the rationale behind this?
> > 
> > Picking a single value that meets the technical requirements so that
> > package reviewers can be spared unending confusion over whether a
> > particular buildroot is sufficient and unending argument between
> > packagers and reviewers which wastes everyone's time.
> > 
> > It takes all of two seconds to fix it.
> 
> Changing it doesn't "fix" anything. If we have to pick something for the
> short term, then I'd suggest this :
We have picked one for short term, namely that which had been used for
most packages in FE.

> * Mandatory : The BuildRoot must start with
> %{_tmppath}/%{name}-%{version}-%{release}. The preferred value is
> %{_tmppath}/%{name}-%{version}-%{release}-root-%(%{__id_u} -n).
^^^^^^^ This ^^^^^^

> And that's it for now. Let the real fix come in later.
Right, yesterday we (FPC) tried to come up with a better proposal,
but this "ad-hoq" approach meanwhile went up in smoke, because it has
shown to be broken.

Ralf



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