[Fedora-packaging] Use of dos2unix in %prep

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Wed Jan 21 15:32:45 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 05:28:02PM +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> The differences simply then come from the fact that the files are  
> build-time generated, one way or the other. Just as an example of it,  
> glibc generates it's *.info documentation from *.texi sources, so the  
> timestamps differ regardless of gzip preserving it:

This is quite unusual, in general info pages are pregenerated, to avoid
issues with makeinfo version mismatches. Also it is possible, in such 
cases to use another timestamp (here, for example, the VERSION.texi or
similar timestamp) with touch -r to correct timestamps. Some people 
consider that it is over-engineering, other like to do it.


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