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Subjectcan support for "rpm"-based package building just be dropped?

by that, i mean *requiring* the "rpmbuild" command, and not
accepting "rpm" as a subsititute, as you can read in

# Do we have rpmbuild, otherwise fall back to the older rpm
RPM := $(shell if [ -x "/usr/bin/rpmbuild" ]; then echo rpmbuild; \
else echo rpm; fi)

on current systems, "rpm" no longer has build capability and will
fail thusly:

rpm --target i386 -ta ../kernel-2.6.24rc3g2ffbb837dirty.tar.gz
--target: unknown option

so it would make more sense to just require "rpmbuild" on the
machine, would it not?


Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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