[Guidelines Change] Changes to the Packaging Guidelines

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Fri Aug 3 10:52:19 UTC 2012

On Wed, 01.08.12 15:28, Tom Callaway (tcallawa at redhat.com) wrote:

> A new section on Macros has been added to the Packaging Guidelines,
> covering Packaging of Additional RPM Macros.
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#Packaging_of_Additional_RPM_Macros

What's the rationale behind having these in /etc? This is hardly user
configuration, and only ever used if people build their own RPMs. We
really should try harder not to clutter /etc with stuff that is not

Why not have this somewhere below /usr?


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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