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Bug 22384 - rat installs the file /etc/sdr/plugins but 'sdr' has /etc/sdr/plugins dir
rat installs the file /etc/sdr/plugins but 'sdr' has /etc/sdr/plugins dir
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: rat (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Powers
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Reported: 2000-12-16 08:38 EST by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-18 10:17:05 EST
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Description Pekka Savola 2000-12-16 08:38:52 EST
Rat installs its service description file to /etc/sdr/plugins.  

A look at the Makefile shows it should really install it to plugins/. 
The new sdr package creates /etc/sdr/plugins.

There will be an enermous conflict because rpm tries to turn the dir into a

The following changes to the spec file remedy the problem:

--- rat.spec~	Mon Nov 20 21:36:39 2000
+++ rat.spec	Sat Dec 16 15:30:53 2000
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@
 mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT%{_prefix}{/bin,/sbin,/lib,/share/man/man1}
-mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/etc/sdr
+mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/etc/sdr/plugins
 (cd rat && %makeinstall )
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@
 %doc rat/README rat/README.devices rat/README.files rat/README.gsm
 %doc rat/README.mbus rat/README.playout rat/README.timestamps
Comment 1 Tim Powers 2000-12-18 10:17:02 EST
Thanks. rat-4.2.10-3 has been built with your suggested fixes applied. It should
show up in rawhide the next time rawhide is updated.


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