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[Fedora-packaging] Use of dos2unix in %prep



While a package was being reviewed, the reviewer picked up on a use of
the 'dos2unix --keepdate' command:

  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=478640

The guidelines do indeed say not to use dos2unix, because quote "that
can cause build fail on FC3" (like I care).

  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Rpmlint_Errors

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
the specfile.

So is this guideline for real?

Rich.

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