Bug 4858 - Non-uniform directory names from rpm -bp of SPRMS
Non-uniform directory names from rpm -bp of SPRMS
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-09-02 11:11 EDT by nathan.zook
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-03 16:51:25 EDT
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Description nathan.zook 1999-09-02 11:11:55 EDT
Lack of version numbers means that installation of a later
source tree will blow away the old one.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-09-03 16:51:59 EDT
This is a packager/packaging problem, not an rpm problem. Basically,
you need to "look before you leap" if you're using rpm to build
packages.

Alternatively, you might try these macros that will install all
components from a src.rpm in the same /J/name-version-release
directory (built binaries and src.rpm end up there too):

%_topdir        /J
%_ntopdir       %{_topdir}/%{name}-%{version}-%{release}
%_builddir      %{_ntopdir}
%_rpmdir        %{_ntopdir}
%_sourcedir     %{_ntopdir}
%_specdir       %{_ntopdir}
%_srpmdir       %{_ntopdir}
%_rpmfilename   %%{NAME}-%%{VERSION}-%%{RELEASE}.%%{ARCH}.rpm

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