[suggest] spec conditionals

Joe Pruett joey at clean.q7.com
Thu Oct 2 00:28:21 CEST 2008


> Good point. In general, the other platforms should not be your concern if you 
> don't want to. At the top in comments we have some tags to specify what 
> distributions are included or excluded:
>
> 	#  ExcludeDist: el3
> 	#  ExclusiveDist: el4 el5
>
> If you would add a comment like this:
>
> 	 ### FIXME: Not tested for el3 and older, might work but needs
> 	 verification
> 	 # ExcludeDist: el2 rh7 rh9 el3
>
> Than someone building for EL3 or older could verify, or leave that up to 
> someone interested to have it to do that work. We do not expect all packages 
> that are being added to have been tested for all distributions, only I am 
> that fool...

i'm back to looking at my spec.  if i want to make it for just el4 and 
el5, do i just use the exclusivedist line?  some other specs i've looked 
at have a:

# Dist: nodist

and the exclusivedist lines.  is that the right way?



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