[PATCH 6/6] kexec-tools: Use default rpmbuild definations

Bernhard Walle bernhard at bwalle.de
Thu Mar 25 16:34:52 EDT 2010

Am 24.03.2010 12:30, schrieb Simon Horman:
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 10:43:49AM +0100, Bernhard Walle wrote:
>> Am 19.03.2010 21:37, schrieb Eric W. Biederman:
>>> Ameya Palande <2ameya at gmail.com> writes:
>>>> Since current mechanism for building rpm into custom directory is not working,
>>>> remove it and switch to system defaults for rpmbuild.
>>> Does RPM really bit rot that quickly?
>>> I know at the time I added the code it was the only way I could
>>> get rpm to build an rpm without being root.  Something that seems
>>> desirable.
>> It works here on openSUSE 11.1 when I change
>> -RPMDIR=rpm
>> +RPMDIR=$(shell pwd)/rpm
>> Of course only after applying the other patches...
> That seems reasonable to me, care to make it a proper patch?

Since 529ad47e356a8e68be9cde771af8e909a784c3fc has been applied which
removes that code, this is no longer possible. ;)

However, I'm fine with that change. The user can always create a custom
~/.rpmmacros like

  %_topdir /home/bwalle/src/packages

to build the RPM in a local tree.


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