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[opensuse-packaging] Re: newbie question on %prep
On Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:13:16 -0500
Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

All,

I'm trying to package log2timeline and I'm pulling the *.tgz via a
service pull.

When the tgz file is expanded in %prep, it creates .../log2timeline.

But the %prep section automatically does a "cd log2timeline-0.51"
before I can have any control.

How can I rename the extracted directory or cause the cd to go into
log2timeline?

fyi: I'm going to need to package some prereq perl modules for this to
work, so if you can point me at a good example of a perl module spec
file, that would be great too.

Thanks
Greg
Hi
Use the -n option.

%setup -q -n %{name}

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