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Re: How to compile kernel source for FC3



On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Paul Howarth wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 17:34 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> > here's a quick and dirty example of a ~/.rpmmacros file, customize to
> > taste:
> >
> > =====
> > # Packaging info.
> >
> > %packager	%(echo ${USER}@)%(hostname)
>
> If this is your personal .rpmmacros file, why not just spell out your
> name in full?

um ... that's what the "customize to taste" directive above was for.
:-)

> > # Override unpackaged errors.
> >
> > %_unpackaged_files_terminate_build	0
>
> I don't use that because unpackaged files are usually the sign of a
> packaging problem that I'd rather fix than ignore. If there's a good
> reason for the unpackaged file, I'd rather put the macro in the
> affected spec file so it just applies to that package.

i believe it was mike harris who, once upon a time, wrote a piece on
this issue.   i'll see if i can dig it up, but he did make a case for
it, IIRC.

rday


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