RPM roadmapping

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Sun Jul 29 04:26:18 UTC 2007

>>>>> "DP" == Dimi Paun <dimi at lattica.com> writes:

DP> My proposal is to implement this where it belongs (in rpmbuild),

I can't disagree with that.

DP> and issue warnings (and ignore) any attempt to set the build root
DP> or to rm -rf it from within the spec.

I must disagree with that; these statements will be required for
compatibility with old versions of RPM (see EPEL4) for many years to
come.  I don't particularly want to fork a different version of my
specfiles when there's no need.

 - J<

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