Is BuildRoot still mandatory?
Jason L Tibbitts III
tibbs at math.uh.edu
Mon Jul 20 18:53:22 UTC 2009
>>>>> "BP" == Björn Persson <bjorn at rombobjörn.se> writes:
BP> So my question is: If there are no plans to build a package on any
BP> distribution release where a BuildRoot tag is needed, and it is
BP> known that the package won't build cleanly on such a release, is a
BP> BuildRoot tag still required for the package to be approved for
The packaging guidelines have yet to be changed to indicate any
circumstances where a buildroot tag is not required. That may happen
in the future, but it has not happened yet.
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