[th] rpm.spec - packaging problem

Patryk Zawadzki patrys at pld-linux.org
Fri Nov 9 17:32:00 CET 2007

2007/11/9, Patryk Zawadzki <patrys at pld-linux.org>:
> The default (rpm/lib/rpmds.c ~ 1546) is:
> #define _ETC_RPM_SYSINFO        SYSCONFIGDIR "/sysinfo"

Upon further investigation, this is used as a callback when the macro
below returns nothing, so the answer is clear:

> We can patch either that line or just override the macro used to get
> the path later (same file ~ 1571):
>         rpmExpand("%{?_rpmds_sysinfo_path}", NULL)
> The function rpmdsSysinfo is always called with NULL as filename so it
> always resorts to evaluating that macro.

And that's defined in /etc/rpm/macros

Patryk Zawadzki
PLD Linux Distribution

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