[Mageia-dev] [RFC] remove support for /etc/rpm/macros.d/*.macros

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Mon Jul 30 18:13:32 CEST 2012

Olav Vitters <olav at vitters.nl> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 04:47:54PM +0200, Thierry Vignaud wrote:
>> I would like to drop that patch from rpm (one less to maintain).
>> That means basically renaming files:
>>   /etc/rpm/macros.d/foobar.macros => /etc/rpm/macros/macros.foobar
> [..]
>> WDYT?
> I thought latest idea that /etc is solely for the sysadmin, so shouldn't
> above be:
>   /usr/rpm/macros/macros.foobar

Right, these macros are not supposed to be edited by the sysadmin, we
could even use /usr/lib/rpm/macros.<foo>
(we already use this for perl, php, python, systemd)

Olivier Blin - blino

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