[Fedora-packaging] Use of dos2unix in %prep
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Wed Jan 14 09:00:49 UTC 2009
While a package was being reviewed, the reviewer picked up on a use of
the 'dos2unix --keepdate' command:
The guidelines do indeed say not to use dos2unix, because quote "that
can cause build fail on FC3" (like I care).
But I've used dos2unix before, and it appears that using 'dos2unix
--keepdate' is a superior solution because it keeps the original
timestamp, and is generally simpler and more obvious to people reading
So is this guideline for real?
Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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