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Re: Dumb Question on Cross-Development

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Dumb Question on Cross-Development
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2001 17:30:40 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>, Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, "MIPS/Linux List (SGI)" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20010405143239.B13023@bacchus.dhis.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, 5 Apr 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> That patch is compiled into rpm and a number of the config files of rpm
> in /usr/lib/rpm which are generated are rpm build time.  So changing
> isn't that easy, you'll have to rebuild rpm configured with a different
> pathname, I think.

 The RPM config files are processed first, but later definitions override
earlier ones.  The order is: /usr/lib/rpm/rpmrc, /etc/rpmrc, ~/.rpmrc. 
The path for macro files is set in /usr/lib/rpm/rpmrc -- if the default
one does not suit you, you may override it in any of the above rc files. 

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