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Re: RPM 5.0.0 -- in place setup and building -- how ?

From: Ralf S. Engelschall <rse+rpm-users@rpm5.org>
Date: Fri 01 Feb 2008 - 20:20:31 CET
Message-ID: <20080201192031.GA88544@engelschall.com>
On Fri, Feb 01, 2008, Jeff Johnson wrote:

> On Feb 1, 2008, at 11:45 AM, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
>>
>> Remains one question: why does --define perform the rpmcliConfigured()
>> at all? I've currently no clue...
>
> Thanks for the analysis.
>
> Likely remnants from the 2002 hack you fixed: the 1st --define was
> used to set %{_target_cpu}, which then triggered the macro files load
> with an already defined arch.
>
> 'Twas a very sick hack. I'm so glad rpmrc files are gone.

Then I would say let's kick out the rpmcliConfigured() call there!

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall
                                       rse@engelschall.com
                                       www.engelschall.com
Received on Fri Feb 1 20:22:16 2008
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