[Mageia-dev] new environment variable for rpmbuild?

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 19:53:51 CET 2012

On 6 December 2012 18:22, Jerome Quelin <jquelin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would it be possible to add a new environment variable for rpmbuild to
> use when building rpms?
> new variable:   PERL_AUTOINSTALL=--skipdeps
> This would prevent Perl modules using autoinstall to prompt for
> downloading missing prereqs / optional deps:
> - If missing prereqs, the build would fail cleanly.
> - If missing optional dep, the build would proceed instead of failing.
> This should be best done before launching mass rebuild, as I found
> several such failures that could be avoided altogether if this nasty
> module wasn't used.
> ==> who can do that? what should be patched?


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