package for Fedora and EPEL from one spec source?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Tue Feb 1 16:28:34 UTC 2011

Gerd v. Egidy wrote:
> I've seen code like "%if 0%{?rhel}" somewhere on the net, but that didn't
> work for me. I guess the %rhel-macro should be defined in
> /etc/rpm/macros.dist where I usually find stuff like %fedora but that
> doesn't exist on my Centos 5.

%{rhel} is defined in the EPEL build system. If you want to use it in local 
builds, you have to use the EPEL mock configs (which also define this) or 
define it yourself (but normally you're supposed to use mock for builds, not 
rpmbuild directly).

Alternatively, you can use if !0%{?fedora} instead. Fedora always defines 

        Kevin Kofler

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