[packages/mozo] noarch package

Elan Ruusamäe glen at pld-linux.org
Mon Oct 19 09:45:07 CEST 2020

On 10/18/20 6:10 PM, Jan Rękorajski via pld-devel-en wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Oct 2020, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
>> On 10/18/20 1:37 PM, atler wrote:
>>>    Obsoletes:	mate-menu-editor
>>> +%{?noarchpackage}
>>>    BuildRoot:	%{tmpdir}/%{name}-%{version}-root-%(id -u -n)
>> well. here's what you go it wrong. for main package noarch should be
>> always written out.
>> and therefore perhaps the macro should be renamed to noarchsubpackage to
>> prevent mis-use.
> Why do we have this macro in the first place?
> It's only needed for ancient rpm 4.4. We should just get rid of it and
> stop doing this.

you're barking at the wrong tree. i only pointed out that it was 
mis-used for main package.

apparently qboosh is maintaining somewhere such support. (that is not 

also, i think it's needed for rpm 4.5 as well (used in pld ac)

maybe it's easier to back-port the support to 4.5 branch then? how big 
the changeset was anyway?

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