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Re: %doc and -n fullpath



On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 01:10:22PM -0600, mw-list-rpm-list@csi.hu wrote:
> > you're using a patch to bring the source to the version listed in the
> > specfile.  That's when you use '%setup -n <directory-name>'.  Using it
> > with ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT} makes no sense.
> It certainly does make sense for the package I am trying to build an
> rpm for: it is Dan Bernstein's daemontools package.  The installation
> of the package has some hardcoded paths in it.  When you do 
> tar zxvf daemontools-0.76
> all the sources are installed under
> ./admin/daemontools-0.76/

That's certainly odd, but ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT} still doesn't make sense -- the
buildroot is a separate thing entirely -- it's where the *package* gets
built, not the program being packaged.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm@mattdm.org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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