Is BuildRoot still mandatory?

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at
Mon Jul 20 18:53:22 UTC 2009

>>>>> "BP" == Björn Persson <bjorn at rombobjö> 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
BP> Fedora?

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.

 - J<

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