[Rpm-maint] restricting content in spec files/pkgs to unicode only
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Aug 7 16:54:28 UTC 2009
On Fri, 7 Aug 2009, Florian Festi wrote:
> On 07/23/2009 10:35 PM, Seth Vidal wrote:
>> Looking at this bug:
>> got me thinking - would it be possible to have rpmbuild check all the
>> content it is going to put into the rpm header to see if it is unicode
>> decodable and abort if it is not?
>> It would save anyone handling it from w/i python a lot of pain and
>> suffering, I think.
>> Would it be possible?
> No, files can have any 8 bit name. They should be utf-8 but this is not
I know you hate to see something like this but:
Could you make it an option? We could enforce it in fedora and other
distros can do whatever the hell they want.
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