Managing spec files
wdierkes at 5dollarwhitebox.org
Mon Mar 8 18:00:26 UTC 2010
On Mar 8, 2010, at 10:59 AM, Steve Traylen wrote:
> It is true that the separate .spec files are maintained separately. What many
> people try and do is maintain them as identical, at least at the start.
> Have a look at:
> of course with time with different update policies it will happen that say EPEL
> and rawhide .specs diverge.
Maintaining a single spec with disttag conditionals is great, and makes the world a lot easier.... *if* you are maintaining the same source version of the package across all distros. Once you split source versions (as Steve said generally with rawhide)... its not really practical to maintain a single spec and you end up with multiple buildroots/specs.
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