fedpkg / koji error

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Mon Oct 22 16:09:16 UTC 2012

On 10/22/2012 05:56 PM, Tom Callaway wrote:
> On 10/18/2012 03:57 AM, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> I'd say the current behaviour is the quite bad, as it leads to different
>> results when building with fedpkg and rpmbuild on F18. The real fix
>> afaics would be to revert the change and, if wanted, define rhel as 0 in
>> Fedora's redhat-rpm-config, too -- but then we obviously need to fix all
>> %{!?rhel:foo} statements in current spec files.
>> Options? Spot, Simone?
> Ignoring the fact that this behavior is explicitly what we document that
> you should not do in a spec file, for precisely this reason...
> There is currently no way to "undefine" a macro at the rpm commandline,

rpmbuild --define "xxxx %{nil}" ?

> so barring rpm growing that support, setting %rhel to 0 is the only way
> to address the original issue that I know of.

Couldn't you let pass koji --define "rhel %{nil}" or let
mock invoke rpmbuild --define "rhel %{nil}" ?

I am using a similar trick when building "other rpm-based-distros" 
src.rpms on Fedora.


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