Mass rebuild for F13?

Tom Lane tgl at
Mon Dec 21 16:58:44 UTC 2009

Jesse Keating <jkeating at> writes:
> On Dec 21, 2009, at 4:38, Orcan Ogetbil <oget.fedora at> wrote:
>> Seriously, this "comment about the patch in the specfile" is a
>> packaging requirement, not a personal request.

> With git style patches (and others) where there is lots of context and  
> info in the patch file itself, duplicating it into the spec file is  
> rather pointless. Let's have some thinking about the guidelines  
> instead of blind following. The guideline is there so that we don't  
> just have raw diffs without any context.

Yeah, I much prefer to put comments in the patch file too.  For one
thing, they're much more likely to get updated when the patch changes
that way.  The packaging guideline seems to be written with one-liner
comments in mind, but my comments often run to more than that.

			regards, tom lane

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