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Re: [opensuse-packaging] 2nd reminder to fix your packages for compiling with GCC 4.3
  • From: Dirk Mueller <dmueller@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 11:25:08 +0200
  • Message-id: <200710231125.08820.dmueller@xxxxxxx>
On Monday 22 October 2007, Marcus Rueckert wrote:

> we have the rule that a readme.suse or suse.tar.bz2 should be prefixed
> with the package name to avoid collisions when installing the src rpm.
>
> that said it is not the smartest idea that many people call their
> patches "gcc-4.3.diff". please prefix your patches atleast with the
> package name.

I think this rule should either be dropped or enforced. I disagree about the 
usefulness of this rule in general. 

Greetings,
Dirk
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