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Bug 8238 - packager flag in rpmrc is bad option
Summary: packager flag in rpmrc is bad option
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2000-01-06 18:57 UTC by Andreas J. Bathe
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-06 19:26:36 UTC

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Description Andreas J. Bathe 2000-01-06 18:57:12 UTC
When inserting the packager flag into ~/.rpmrc (or even /etc/rpmrc)
rpm responds with "bad option 'packager' at ~/.rpmrc:<lineno>";
the same with other options like signature, pgp_name or pgp_path.
The old rpm version worked with the examples from

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-01-06 19:26:59 UTC
Rpm-3.0.x accomplishes the same task (in your case) by putting in
~/.rpmmacros (or /etc/rpm/macros):
    %packager	whatever

Ditto for signature configuration. Here's what I have in my ~/.rpmmacros:
    #%_signature    pgp
    %_pgp_name      Jeff Johnson <>
    %_pgp_path      /home/devel/jbj/.pgp

    %_signature     gpg
    %_gpg_name      Jeff Johnson (ARS N3NPQ) <>
    %_gpg_path      /home/devel/jbj/.gnupg

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