Todd Zullinger wrote:
Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> If you know how to fix RPM to do some of these things, please do
I haven't looked at the rpm source at all yet, but I think the
buildroot is one that can be "fixed" just using a macro.
# ---- Optional rpmrc macros.
# Macros that are initialized as a side effect of rpmrc and/or spec
# file parsing.
# Configurable build root path, same as BuildRoot: in a specfile.
# (Note: the configured macro value will override the spec file value).
If the packaging committee wanted to make a standard buildroot and
enforce it have the build systems set %buildroot.
We looked into that. I recall there some serious implementation
problems with that method.