Re: [gnome-love] request for spec files

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 04:59:14 -0500, Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 11:08:33PM -0500, Luis Villa wrote:
> > In a nutshell, i'd like to hack jhbuild to build tarballs and rpms,
> > but that would require pulling spec files for each tarball from a
> > predictable location in CVS.
>   I actually keep my spec file in CVS for my projects, though some
> seems to consider this "useless" if not bad practice.
> > It would also require someone with knowledge/experience in writing
> > spec files to volunteer to write up-to-date spec files for at least
> > some small number of modules, and get them in CVS, so that I could
> > test them, and ideally volunteer to help me with problems as they crop
> > up.
>   Problem is to have portable spec files, all major RPM distro seems
> to have their prefered guidelines and tricks,

Ah, yeah, I forgot to mention that. Certainly our experience at Ximian
was that you needed separate spec files per distro; I'm not sure the
best way to maintain that in CVS, but it is something I had hoped you
guys had considered.


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