[Fedora-packaging] Use of dos2unix in %prep

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Jan 21 15:45:31 UTC 2009

Patrice Dumas wrote:
> 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.

Please explain, which _bug_ in Fedora's glibc rpm this would fix.

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