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Re: Mass rebuild for F13?

On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 14:41 -0500, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Jesse Keating  wrote:
> > On Dec 21, 2009, at 4:38, Orcan Ogetbil  wrote:
> >>
> >> 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.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > With git style patches (and others) where there is lots of context and info
> > in the patch file itself, duplicating it into the spec file is rather
> > pointless. Let's have some thinking about the guidelines instead of blind
> > following. The guideline is there so that we don't just have raw diffs
> > without any context.
> >
> Then I would say, let's have a look at the comments of gcc's patches
> before blindly believing in that they all have explanatory comments in
> them. Many don't. Some do, but those comments are sometimes 2 word
> comments such as the one given above.
> I fail to see the consistency here.
> Orcan

Whether they do or don't have the comments wasn't what I was replying
to.  Whether the comments could exist in the patch files or whether they
are required to be in the .spec file is the issue I was addressing.

Jesse Keating
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identi.ca: http://identi.ca/jkeating

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