[CentOS] rpmbuild --define | some rpm sorcerer around?

Fri Jun 8 18:38:47 UTC 2018
Phil Perry <pperry at elrepo.org>

On 08/06/18 15:54, lejeczek wrote:
> hi
> how do you pass vars to rpmbuild for definition? eg
> rpmbuild --define \'"${_definition2}"\'
> I've been fiddling with ways to escape, but none is fricking working..
> I mean, rpmbuild rushes to work(no errors nor failure) so if you try 
> just the command line do not believe it, because later as it executes 
> %if you will see process does not see these definitions.
> many thanks, L

I'm not sure what you are trying to define above.

Normal convention where one wishes to define _foobar as "foo" for 
example would be:

rpmbuild --define '_foobar foo'

or generically

rpmbuild --define 'SomeVariable SomeValue'

Hope that helps