Re: kf5-rpm-macros

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On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 9:16 PM Maxwell G <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a little unsure about the kf5 macros, specifically the ones that have exactly the same value as their non-kf5 counterparts (e.g. `%_kf5_bindir`). Are all KDE packages required to use them? I assume that packages should at least be consistent. I am asking, because I have been reviewing some KDE packages that don't use the kf5 macros consistently or even use `%{_macro}` and `%{_kf5_macro}` at different places in the same specfile. I figured that I'd ask here before correcting anybody else.

The main reason for the macros is that it ensures we can have
consistent, correct behavior on both Fedora and EPEL (RHEL/CentOS).
Backporting our own macros is a lot easier when they're in our own
namespace. We generally prefer KDE applications to use the qt5/kf5
macros in place of the standard ones for this reason.

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