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Re: Mass rebuild for F13?



On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 7:21 AM, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 07:03:13AM -0500, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
>> It would be nice if you folks add these little explanations as
>> comments next to the patches of the gcc SPEC file. (this is also a
>> packaging requirement [1]).
>
> 1) gcc-4.4-RH has its own svn branch in upstream repository, so the
>   src.rpm contains only very few patches, most of the changes are
>   simply committed to the svn branch.  svn commit logs contain
>   all relevant info.
> 2) the patches (~ 20) that are left have comments in their bodies,
>   rather than in the spec file, which is much more maintainable.
>

Yeah, those comments in the patches are quite informative, like "libtool sucks".

Seriously, this "comment about the patch in the specfile" is a
packaging requirement, not a personal request.

Orcan


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