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Bug 455279 - Define _initddir, not _initrddir
Summary: Define _initddir, not _initrddir
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-rpm-config
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Panu Matilainen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-14 16:42 UTC by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2010-10-14 11:43 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2010-02-02 09:59:02 UTC

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Define _initddir, not _initrddir (deleted)
2008-07-14 16:42 UTC, Ville Skyttä
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Description Ville Skyttä 2008-07-14 16:42:34 UTC
rpm 4.5.90+ fixes the ages-old _initrddir misspelling, the canonical name of the
macro is now _initddir.  Even though the old form still works, only the newer
should be defined so that both the old and the new stay in sync.

Patch attached; perhaps guarding it with "Requires: rpm >= 4.5.90" in
redhat-rpm-config wouldn't be a bad idea.

On the other hand, I'm not sure if redefining this _initddir (or _initrddir) is
necessary in redhat-rpm-config at all as inheriting it from rpm's defaults seems
to work just fine, perhaps it could be just removed (no versioned rpm dependency
would be needed in that case)?  Ditto bunch of other *dir macros in

Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2008-07-14 16:42:34 UTC
Created attachment 311730 [details]
Define _initddir, not _initrddir

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 02:33:26 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 3 Panu Matilainen 2010-02-02 09:59:02 UTC
Removed in current rawhide, rpm defaults to sane %_initddir (and %_initrddir for compatibility) for all versions that we care about, no reason to override it here.

Comment 4 Michael Shigorin 2010-10-14 11:43:28 UTC
Folks, did anyone consider plain %_initdir for clarity instead of all those typos?

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