author Ryan C. Gordon <>
Sun, 20 Jul 2003 21:08:24 +0000
changeset 578 bff1af8455ca
parent 576 5da65f8e9a50
child 612 03b07cbd1bc7
permissions -rw-r--r--
Tabs-to-spaces patch by James Turk.

%define version @VERSION@
%define release 1
%define name physfs
%define	prefix	/usr

Summary:	PhysicsFS file abstraction layer for games
Name:		%{name}
Version:	%{version}
Release:	%{release}
Prefix:		%{prefix}
Copyright:	zlib license
Group:		System Environment/Libraries
URL:		http://www.icculus/physfs/
Source:		physfs-%{version}.tar.gz
BuildRoot:	%{_tmppath}/%{name}-%{version}
BuildRequires: doxygen, readline-devel, ncurses-devel
Requires: readline, ncurses, zlib

PhysicsFS is a library to provide abstract access to various archives.
It is intended for use in video games, and the design was somewhat inspired
by Quake 3's file subsystem. The programmer defines a "write directory" on
the physical filesystem. No file writing done through the PhysicsFS API can
leave that write directory, for security. For example, an embedded scripting
language cannot write outside of this path if it uses PhysFS for all of its
I/O, which means that untrusted scripts can run more safely. Symbolic links
can be disabled as well, for added safety. For file reading, the programmer
lists directories and archives that form a "search path". Once the search
path is defined, it becomes a single, transparent hierarchical filesystem.
This makes for easy access to ZIP files in the same way as you access a file
directly on the disk, and it makes it easy to ship a new archive that will
override a previous archive on a per-file basis. Finally, PhysicsFS gives
you platform-abstracted means to determine if CD-ROMs are available, the
user's home directory, where in the real filesystem your program is running,

%package devel
Summary: Development headers, libraries, and documentation for PhysicsFS
Group: Development/Libraries
Requires: %{name} = %{version}

%description devel
PhysicsFS is a library to provide abstract access to various archives.
This package contains the development headers, libraries, and documentaion to
build programs using PhysicsFS.

./configure --prefix=/usr

# Make doxygen docs

[ -d ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT} ] && rm -rf ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT}
make DESTDIR=${RPM_BUILD_ROOT} install

[ -d ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT} ] && rm -rf ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT}

%post -p /sbin/ldconfig
%postun -p /sbin/ldconfig


%files devel
%doc docs/*

* Wed Jul 10 2002 Edward Rudd <>
- added doxygen to build requirements

* Wed Jul 10 2002 Edward Rudd <>
- updated to release 0.17

* Tue May 15 2002 Edward Rudd <>
- updated to latest CVS and modified spec file to use 
  the autoconf/automake support in the latest CVS

* Tue Apr 30 2002 Edward Rudd <>
- Initial spec file