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Re: Evaluating macros defined in specfiles

From: Michael Jennings <mej@kainx.org>
Date: Sun 03 May 2009 - 01:56:02 CEST
Message-ID: <20090502235602.GA10217@kainx.org>
On Sunday, 03 May 2009, at 00:38:39 (+0200),
Eric MSP Veith wrote:

> Background is: I wrote a little Perl script that translates macros in files 
> for me. I use this for config or init files I supply with packages and which 
> sometimes need a full path, and since I don't want to explicility use sed 
> every time, I wrote this convenience script. I basically have lines like 
> "%{__cat} '%{SOURCE1}' | %{__m2rpath} > somefile'

Have you tried:

cat >somefile <<EOF
%{expand:%(%{__cat} %{SOURCE1})}


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