[Mageia-dev] Compatibility: %mdkversion macro?
dmorganec at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 08:05:24 CET 2011
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 5:51 AM, Thomas Spuhler <thomas at btspuhler.com> wrote:
> On Saturday, January 15, 2011 04:07:56 pm Anssi Hannula wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> Should we have a %mdkversion (and %mdkver/%mdvver) that is hardcoded to
>> 201100 for the time being, or should we not have one at all?
>> Not having it will cause any src.rpms that have any
>> "%if %mdkversion < x" to fail to build.
>> I'm strongly in favor of having it for compatibility reasons, so that
>> most MDV src.rpms keep building on Mageia for the time being, including
>> those provided by any 3rd party packagers.
>> Not having the macro will cause us to lose that compatibility for very
>> little benefit, IMO. It could maybe be removed after several releases,
>> but not before.
>> However, it seems blino disagreed with this, and he thinks we should not
>> have these macros at all.
>> What do other people think?
> There is also an %exclude in the file section that doesn't work on mageia
no this doesn't work with latest rpm, in mageia AND in mandriva.
Fom rpm devs POV, this is now how it should work
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