On Friday, February 9, 2018 9:25:33 AM CET Igor Gnatenko wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-02-09 at 08:57 +0100, Pavel Raiskup wrote:
> > On Thursday, February 8, 2018 5:02:10 PM CET Igor Gnatenko wrote:
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > It seems that a lot of people have %file, %check, %build, %whatsoever in
> > > their
> > > changelog section.
> > >
> > > Is there any reason I should not go and automatically escape them?
> > There's IMO no good reason why you should.
> > I wouldn't use proven packager rights if the package builds fine. Fill a
> > pull request if anything.
> Then I have doubts that %changelog means anything
It means something but it is not that important to not ship such package.
> because whoever uses rpm -- changelog would see unexpanded macro so if
> you had %autosetup -p1 in there, users would see real commands
> instead... And also it might break in some cases which requires
> maintainer intervention.
I only said why I wouldn't use _my_ provenpackager powers for innocent
> Also I don't see reason why I should send PR for ~500 packages where most of
> won't be merged ever. And this will create much more problems for me to track
> this issue rather than just going and fixing all of them.
Though it only delayed (lowered priority of) the real solution ...
> > E.g. server-side git hook refusing commits "adding typos" into changelog
> > would solve it once and forever. If you were able to implement some
> > systematic change like this then I would excuse the walk across all the
> > spec files to fix old issues..
.. like this. Thanks!
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