Bug 85069 - rpmbuild breaks with unpackaged files.
rpmbuild breaks with unpackaged files.
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-02-25 05:40 EST by Andreas Thienemann
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-25 17:38:48 EST
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Description Andreas Thienemann 2003-02-25 05:40:55 EST
Description of problem:
Trying to rebuild source-rpms with installed but not packaged files fails on phoebe.

rpmbuild --rebuild librpm404-4.0.4-8x.27.src.rpm (from Psyche) fails.
The complete buildlog is at http://filepile.dicp.de/rpmbuild.log and
shows that everything runs fine until the end of the %install stage.

The %install stage executes and finished successfully but after checking
for installed but not packaged files the build stops.
It seems that the not-packaged files are being recognized as errors and
not as warnings, something which is not the case with the 8.0

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): rpm-4.2.0-68

How reproducible: always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Take a src-rpm which builds cleanly. pident for example as it is small an
builds fast.
2. Comment out one or two files in the %files section. (example testcase at
http://filepile.dicp.de/pidentd-3.0.16-1nousername.src.rpm )
3. rpmbuild -ba $SPECFILE
Actual results: Rebuilding stops because of errors

Expected results: Rebuilding continues with warnings

Additional info: Suggested workaround:
Adding "%_unpackaged_files_terminate_build    0" to ~/.rpmmacros or /etc/rpm/macros
Comment 1 Andreas Thienemann 2003-02-25 07:21:33 EST
After Mike A. Harris explanation about this "feature" I'd just wish for better
documentation of this change.

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