fortunes-to-packages / generic-fortune-rpm-spec / fortune.spec

# Base Macros which need to be set
%define packageprefix fortune-mod-fortunes
%define packagebase shlomif
%define archivebase fortunes-shlomif
%define version 0.10.148
%define fortunefilesprefix shlomif-
%define rel 1

# Derived Macros
%define archivewithver %{archivebase}-%{version}
%define archivefull %{archivewithver}.tar.gz

%define fortunedatadir %{_datadir}/games/fortunes

Name: %{packageprefix}-%{packagebase}
Version: %{version}
Release: %{rel}
License: Free to use but restricted
Group: Toys

BuildArch: noarch
Buildroot: %{_tmppath}/%{name}-root
BuildRequires: fortune-mod
Requires: fortune-mod
Summary: Fortune Cookies Collection by Shlomi Fish

This package contains several collections of fortune cookies by Shlomi Fish.
Namely, a collection of his own quotes, some of his favourites from various
sources; a collection of excerpts from the T.V. Show Friends; the Rules of
Open Source Programming, and a collection of reasons why there is no IGLU

%setup -n %{archivewithver}
cat <<EOF > README
This is a group of fortune files collected by Shlomi Fish.


rm -f *.dat
ls | grep -v "\\." | grep -v "[A-Z]" | \
    ( while read T ; do \
        mv "$T" "${myprefix}$T" ; \
        /usr/sbin/strfile "${myprefix}$T" "${myprefix}$T.dat" ; \


mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/%{fortunedatadir}
for I in *.dat ; do
    cp $I "`echo "$I" | sed 's/\.dat$//'`" \



* Wed Oct 08 2008 Shlomi Fish <> 0.10.148-1
- Updated slightly.

* Sun Jul 21 2002 Shlomi Fish <> 0.2.4-7
- Applied Tzafrir's Suggestions:
- Created the macro %{fortunedatadir} to specify the locations of the files
- Broke up long lines.
- Added fortune-mod to the BuildRequires
- Made the script /bin/sh compatible
- Changed a mkdir loop to mkdir -p
- Removed the empty %post and %postun targets
- Added a README file.

* Fri May 31 2002 Shlomi Fish <> 0.2.2-2
- Added macros all over the place

* Thu May 30 2002 Shlomi Fish <> 0.2.2-1
- first release - testing.