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Re: interrupt current thread for a moment...

On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Michael Maher wrote:

>> > > ... 'How do I build an RPM from Source.' ....
>> > > Exactly! Thats what I would like to see. Maybe even things like using rpm
>> > > in automake scripts so that when you type make it will make an rpm if you
>> > > are on an rpm system.
>> > 
>> > Uh, isn't that backwards?  RPM runs make, not the other way around...
>> But a makefile _could_ be used to generate a new rpm when something is
>> updated.
>nope.. I disagree.  It's much easier for me to take an enlightenment CVS
>snapshop and just do: 
>	rpm -ta blah.tar.gz

People fear rpm :0

>when the spec file is in the top level directory. :-)
>Actually something that generates spec files and builds rpms is something
>I've been kicking around for a while.  

Thats exactly what I ment :)

Its just that its not being done a lot of the high level projects are not
including spec files. I didn't really explain myself well, I sometimes
think faster than I type and the full thought comes out garbled I think
its due to round of error in my brain.

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