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Re: Can't build RPM of xfstests

To: Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Kaul, Yaniv" <Yaniv.Kaul@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Can't build RPM of xfstests
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:54:47 -0500
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On 10/20/14 6:55 AM, Greg Freemyer wrote:

> Opensuse is building rpms of 1.1.1 so the build infrastructure isn't
> too badly broken.  I don't know if they are following FHS, but I
> doubt they use /opt.

The build works fine, it's the "Makepkgs" that I think is a bit odd,
at least for RPM packaging.

Also, if we really want to encourage packaging, we should probably start
sticking official version numbers on it.  "1.1.1" was tagged in Dec 2012,
and there have been no "releases" since.

> The opensuse package/specfile can be found at:
> https://build.opensuse.org/package/show/filesystems/xfstests
> 
> The rpms including the source rpm can be downloaded from: 
> http://software.opensuse.org/download.html?project=filesystems&package=xfstests
>
>  Note the specfile applies a patch to change the install aspect of
> the tarball immediately after untar'ing it.
> 
> I don't maintain that so I don't know why the patch is needed.

Ok, cool, I'll take a look at the specfile & patch.  I had also packaged
it up for our internal QA use long ago, and had to make a few changes
as well.

-Eric

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