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Re: [Fedora-packaging] Proposal to explicitly allow dos2unix



On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 01:44:12AM +0400, Alexey Torkhov wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> In guidelines in common errors section
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Rpmlint_Errors
> there is the following phrase:
> ---
> This error occurs because of DOS line breaks in a file. Fix it with sed
> in the %prep section: %{__sed} -i 's/\r//' src/somefile -- DONT use
> dos2unix, that can cause build fail on FC3.
> ---
> 
> Because FC3 is not supported for long time, I'm proposing to change it
> to:
> ---
> This error occurs because of DOS line breaks in a file. Fix it with in
> the %prep section with sed: <code>%{__sed} -i 's/\r//'
> src/somefile</code> or dos2unix.
> ---
> 
> Packaging draft is created at
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/Dos2unix
> and added to DraftsTodo page.
> 
> Waiting for comments.

Since RHEL4 is based on FC3, would the dos2unix concerns be valid there
was well?  Presumably EPEL packages are covered by the packaging
guidelines above...

Ray


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