[Fedora-packaging] packaging a library

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Mon May 7 17:45:26 UTC 2012

On Mon, 07 May 2012 09:36:25 -0800, CH (Christopher) wrote:

> Hey guys, I'm guessing that packaging a library must be a somewhat
> different process than packaging other software (because a library and a
> devel package must be produced), but I am not clear on what those
> differences are. I.e, what special information does the SPEC file
> require? 

Just definition of at least one subpackage, the -devel subpackage.

> Are the rpmbuild commands any different?

> I'd be glad to be pointed to the correct documentation. There didn't
> seem to be a section covering this in the Fedora RPM guide.

There's a lot:


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