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Re: Important information regarding latest Xorg update packages



On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 22:45 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 22 September 2005 22:30, Chris Adams wrote:
> >Once upon a time, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> said:
> >> FYI
> >> http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugs/XorgUpdateFix
> >
> >You say "rpm sucks"; I'd say it is the fault of the spec file author not
> >fully understanding the spec file syntax.
... and the authors not having reacted though having been notified
repeatedly.

> >  "#" is not a comment in a
> >spec file.
> >
> Since when?
Probably ever since rpm exists. Rpm (bogusly) parses comments.

>   I have several spec files leftover from building things,
> and it appears that the # is liberally used in about 1/3rd of them.
> The revelant manpage would be nice.

http://rpm.org/max-rpm-snapshot/ch-rpm-inside.html#S1-RPM-INSIDE-COMMENTS

Ralf




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