[Fedora-packaging] Use of dos2unix in %prep

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 10:13:39 UTC 2009

Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Jeu 22 janvier 2009 00:53, Toshio Kuratomi a écrit :
>> This discussion has ranged far afield of the original post.
>> So, does anyone know of a reason to keep the dos2unix warning?
> Is there anything dos2unix does which can not be done by standard
> tools like sed?
> for txt in *.txt ; do
>    iconv -f WINDOWS-1252 -t UTF-8 -o $txt.1 $txt
>    fold -s $txt.1 > $txt.2
>    sed -i 's/\r//' $txt.2
>    touch -r $txt $txt.2
>    mv $txt.2 $txt
>    rm $txt.1
> done
I don't know of any.  But we shouldn't be telling people they must not
use dos2unix (with a proper BuildRequires) if there's no actual problem.


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