Re: RFC: abiword.spec

Subject: Re: RFC: abiword.spec
From: Rui Miguel Seabra (
Date: Wed Oct 31 2001 - 08:38:42 CST

On Wed, 2001-10-31 at 14:02, Martin Sevior wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
> > I think that this rpm spec is getting to be quite developed.
> > Are there ways to make it simpler?
> > This spec allows different builds to be customized just by
changing 1
> > to 0 or 0 to 1 in the variables at the beggining, and uses old style
> > comppilation.
> > I am unable to see a way to have this level of customization using
> > configure, because rpm spec variables don't seem to handle
> Don't use configure. There are lots of problems with the latest
version of
> autoconf. For the time being our rpm's should be diving make I think.

I thought there was reason for my suspicion of configure at the moment


> PS. rms Do you want to be the official rpm packager? I'd be happy to
> on that torch :-)

I think I can do that, but I don't really have a variety of machines to
build... mostly rh 7.2 + ximian gnome... soon I'll have a pure rh 7.2
(faster machine) to build pure bree rpms for 7.x

Hugs, rms

+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Ghandi
+ So let's do it...?

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