On Mon, Jul 09, 2018 at 02:35:39AM +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> "%defattr(-,root,root,-)" as the initial line in a
%files section even
> though this has not been needed for well over a decade now. This
> construct even appears in new specfiles, perhaps because it appears in
> so many existing packages.
Why is that a problem? The line will have no effect. So why can't we just
leave it there?
The general argument for removing unnecessary esoterica from spec files
is that it makes them easier to read for correctness and much easier
for new people to get involved.
Fedora Project Leader