Manuel M T Chakravarty
Thu, 15 May 2003 15:08:44 +1000 (EST)
"Simon Marlow" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote,
> > There's a hidden gotcha in the rpm spec file (the file which gives
> > instructions for building) - it only does a stage1 build,
> > whereas ghci
> > needs a stage2 build. This is OK as long as it's understood by rpm
> > builders that they need to build binary rpms using a previous install
> > of 5.04.3. We could probably trick up the spec file to be clever and
> > trigger a stage2 build if it's necessary.
> For version 6.0, let's have the spec file do a stage2 build by default.
> It's much easier these days, you only need one source tree and just
> saying "make" at the top-level will cause a stage2 build to happen.
Yes, good point.