[Mageia-dev] [134638] - clean spec

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 15:44:37 CEST 2011

On 21 August 2011 15:44, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> I do have to wonder why those macros are used... it seems quite trivial
> to use the actual commands directly and that ultimately increases
> portability (which maybe isn't a major concern, but all the same)
> What are the general thoughts on this?

As a 12+ years maintainer of mdv/mdv/mga, I think most spec don't use those.
They don't bring anything anyway.
If only, we could standardize on the most usefull macros between distro at first
(eg %make vs make %{?_smp_mflags})

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