--- On Fri, 5/23/08, Toralf Lund <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Toralf Lund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Macro %so has illegal name - why?
> To: "RPM Package Manager" <email@example.com>
> Date: Friday, May 23, 2008, 2:21 PM
> Valery Reznic wrote:
> > --- On Thu, 5/22/08, Toralf Lund
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> From: Toralf Lund <email@example.com>
> >> Subject: Macro %so has illegal name - why?
> >> To: "RPM Mailing List"
> >> Date: Thursday, May 22, 2008, 11:30 AM
> >> Just tried the following in an rpm spec file
> >> %define so .so
> >> When I tried building with this (rpmbuild -bb), I
> >> error: Macro %so has illegal name (%define) [ ...
> > As long as I remember macro should be at least 3
> character long.
> > Why - I have no idea.
> Right. You know, when I checked some of the docs again
> after you said
> that, I found the following in
> Name may be composed of alphanumeric characters, and
> the character
> `_' and must be at least 3 characters in length.
> Somehow I hadn't noticed this earlier...
I hadn't noticed that too before I was bitten by it
> - Toralf
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