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Re: RPM port ready
On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 09:56:34AM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Apr 2003, Dario Alcocer wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 09:19:09PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> > > A few notes:
> > > 4) I'm not *sure* about the ( /usr/src/cygwin/RPMS/
> > > /usr/src/cygwin/SOURCES/ etc ) structure. (I'm afraid of conflicting
> > > with existing user's "develop cygwin kernel" directory. Mine's in
> > > /usr/src/kernel/ but I dunno about others). Maybe borrow a page from
> > > the French Red Hat derivative and use ( /usr/src/RPM/RPMS/
> > > /usr/src/RPM/SOURCES/ etc) ? I don't feel strongly about this.
> > Actually, I like your suggestion, except personally I'd go with a lower
> > case version of it, i.e. /usr/src/rpm. What do you think about the lower
> > case version?
> The lower case version might clash with the source directory for the rpm
> package (I'm assuming the script creates a subdirectory "rpm" in the
> current directory, and it will be run from /usr/src).
The rpm sources unpack into rpm-VER, where VER is the version. So, there
won't be problem when building the RPM port.
> Why put RPMs into /usr/src anyway? As opposed to, say, /usr/share/rpm?
I'm just trying to follow the convention already used for RPM on Linux.
Thanks for the feedback.
Dario Alcocer -- Sr. Software Developer, Helix Digital Inc.
firstname.lastname@example.org -- http://www.helixdigital.com