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Re: Source from directory rather than archive



On 04/16/2012 06:11 PM, Greg Swift wrote:
Does no one have a comment on this?

On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 13:52, Greg Swift<gregswift@xxxxxxxxx>  wrote:
So... At least in RHEL5 you can build an RPM where the Source points
to a directory instead of an archive file (tar, etc), thus removing
the need for the %setup macro.  Is this a feature or a "feature" (read
bug) ?

Sounds like a "feature", certainly. Try building a src.rpm from such a thing, it'll merrily include the empty source directory as a source (or patch).

	- Panu -
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