Packaging golang for secondary architectures, go-srpm-macros

Petr Pisar ppisar at
Thu Jul 9 10:49:01 UTC 2015

On 2015-07-09, Jan Chaloupka <jchaloup at> wrote:
> # Define arches for PA and SA
> %golang_arches   %{ix86} x86_64 %{arm}
> Recommended use in spec file:
> 1) To choose the correct compiler:
> %ifarch %{golang_arches}
> BuildRequires: golang
> %else
> BuildRequires: gcc-go >= %{gccgo_min_vers}
> %endif
This will not work. A source package is built on random architecture,
thus using %ifarch to define BuildRequire will provide random results.

(And maybe while building a source package, the RPM architecture is
redefined to `noarch' value.)

-- Petr

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