[Fedora-packaging] Use of dos2unix in %prep

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Wed Jan 21 14:10:31 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 04:02:17PM +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> Take for example man- or info-pages: they get compressed at build time so 
> the time stamps will always be different between different builds, no 
> matter what the timestamp of the original file was. If timestamps caused 
> conflicts, no such file could ever be shared even though the content is 
> identical.

If I remembmer well, in fedora, man pages timestamps are kept, even if

> The only thing keeping timestamps will help somewhat is avoiding 
> timestamp difference whining on verification with older rpm versions, 
> 4.6.0 filters them out on shared files (as timestamps are not considered 
> a conflict at install time, it's bogus to consider it a verification 
> failure either).

Ok. then this is not an issue anymore.


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