Stop the git abuse

Tom Lane tgl at
Sun May 20 23:30:11 UTC 2012

Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> writes:
> Remi Collet wrote:
>> For me, the %changelog "must" stay branch specific.
>> p.e, I don't want the f16 branch polluted by "mass rebuild" entry from
>> rawhide.

> You're just too pedantic about that. I stopped caring about this issue eons 
> ago, even in CVS days, where I'd just "sync from devel", i.e. overwrite the 
> branch specfile with the one from devel. And I wasn't the only one doing 
> that. Everything else is just unmaintainable.

> Just keep the branches in sync. If the changelog would the only difference 
> otherwise, nobody will care. (And if not, try %if 0%{?fedora} > n 
> conditionals.)

[ shrug... ]  The fact that *you* don't care is not evidence that nobody
else cares, and it is certainly not evidence that nobody else should care.

			regards, tom lane

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