--- Comment #45 from rc040203(a)freenet.de 2014-02-06 15:50:14 CET ---
(In reply to comment #43)
(In reply to comment #42)
> (In reply to comment #41)
> > No, %global will not work, the use here requires lazy evaluation.
> Wrong, you are using %name before it's defined.
Yes, that's the current usage and the reason %define is used instead of
%global. It's a deliberate decision form my side.
Why? IMO, what you are doing is bad coding.
> Are the reasons behind the requirement to increment the NVR each
> change something really so difficult to comprehed?
Hey, is this personal?
Not yet, but to be honest, you are gradually provoking it.
May be you don't notice that not incrementing the NVR unneccessarily
> Finally, how do you plan to handle the case of 3rd parties
> /etc/yum.repos.d/*repo files themselves?
> Note: Any remote repository, at any time can do so, which at minium will break
> a user's installation.
For the case there already is a repo file installed when installing
dropbox-repo refer to
If one tries to install a package with a repo file after dropbox-repo is
insrtalled, there will be a conflict. Isn't this as it should?
conflicts are not supposed to happen.
User can always edit the repo file. After all, it's a
A file marked %config will not conflict, but are you sure an
/etc/yum.repos.d/*repo be marked %config?
As I repeatly said, it's all out of your control, so you must take maximum
precautions for your package to work smoothly. ATM, I don't have any idea how
to achieve this.
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