Mass rebuild for F13?

Orcan Ogetbil oget.fedora at
Mon Dec 21 19:41:16 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Jesse Keating  wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2009, at 4:38, Orcan Ogetbil  wrote:
>> Yeah, those comments in the patches are quite informative, like "libtool
>> sucks".
>> 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.

Then I would say, let's have a look at the comments of gcc's patches
before blindly believing in that they all have explanatory comments in
them. Many don't. Some do, but those comments are sometimes 2 word
comments such as the one given above.

I fail to see the consistency here.


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