[packaging] [Bug 5303] newer versions of rpm do not allow roundcubemail subpackages to build without any files in the package

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Fri Dec 18 11:26:09 CET 2015


https://issues.kolab.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5303

--- Comment #1 from Timotheus Pokorra (TBits.net) <tp at tbits.net> ---
looking at the history of this, previously rpm was happy with empty file lists
for sub packages:

"However, if RPM comes across a %files list with no files, it will happily
create an empty package file."
http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/s1-rpm-subpack-spec-file-changes.html


the change is documented here: http://www.rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.12.0
"New warnings on invalid / dubious spec constructs: 
[...]
Detect empty %files -f manifest files"

and then in http://www.rpm.org/wiki/Releases/4.13.0:
"Terminate builds on empty manifest files (?_empty_manifest_terminate_build)"

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