On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 20:57 +1100, Max Matveev wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Feb 2009 12:15:27 +1100, Mark Goodwin wrote:
> MG> Nathan Scott wrote:
> >> ps: Fedora10 has changed rpm options/syntax/configs/... &
> >> the pcp/pcp-gui Makepkgs is b0rked - any interest in having
> >> a look, Max? You know this stuff better than anyone (Ken
> >> said you'd _really_ want to take a look... ;)
> MG> actually, it might have been me suggesting Max would have the
> MG> most clues for fixing this one :)
> MG> In any case, Greg Edwards @ SGI said this morning he will
> MG> take a look at it - some more rpm-macros massaging needed.
> rpm in 4.6 decided to remove support for macrofiles in rpmrc file
> (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473341), they're suggesting
> is to use --macros instead, but it does not work in 4.4.2 which is
> shipped with SLES 10. I'm going to rework this stuff to use macros on
> command line (we only need 6 or 7 of them) which should be independent
> of all the shenanigans of rpm pixies.
OK, sounds good. Thanks for looking into it.
> I'm also thinking about removing support for rpm v2
Definately past time, thats many years old (>5 I think?) and no
current distributions would be shipping with that format for a
very long time.
> PS. Mark, can you ask cattelan to create me a public git directory on
I'll create one - oh, looks like someones already done it?