[Sugar-devel] Fedora's RPM format changes break mock in Debian/Ubuntu

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 18:23:35 UTC 2009


> (bochecha)<bochecha at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>>>  I suppose the question is
>>> better stated as 'since when has Fedora supported/enabled Lua support
>>> in RPM packages, and where was this change posted?'  Quick google
>>> searching didn't seem to turn up anything relevant, nor does the rpm
>>> changelog [1] (suggesting its been supported for a while?).
>>
>> That I can't tell you. I guess your question would be better answered
>> on fedora-devel:
>> http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-devel-list
>>
>> However, is the "since when" really that important? I guess rebuilding
>> mock in Debian with Lua enabled would fix the issue right?
>
> Yes, that would fix the issue.  I suppose what is important is that it
> is a change to the Fedora rpm format which breaks other distributions
> ability to read/use Fedora rpms which doesn't seem to be documented or
> announced anywhere.  Admittedly, I will probably have a better chance
> of getting in touch with the right people on fedora-devel, its just a
> minor annoyance.  Thanks for your help so far! (sincerely, not
> sarcasticly)

TBH I'm having issues building things in mock on Fedora 11 at the
moment so its probably not just an issue with using mock in debian!

Peter




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