[Rpm-maint] [rpm-software-management/rpm] Do not expand macro in a comment. (#123)
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Thu Jan 12 09:58:28 UTC 2017
Although %% can disable macro expansion, requiring to add another %
to % in a commented-out lines is not intuitive to most developers and
we are observing many mistakes in spec files.
With multi-line macros, expanding macros in a comment is disasterous
and is hard to find the errors for developers who do not know that
using % in # may be disasterous, which is very not common for other
Because expanding a single-line macro in a comment has no effect on
the behaviors of rpm-build and expanding multi-line macro in a comment
has no value as a scripting syntax, I'd like to suggest that we do not
expand macros in a comment.
Related issue: #121
Signed-off-by: MyungJoo Ham <myungjoo.ham at samsung.com>
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-- Commit Summary --
* Do not expand macro in a comment.
-- File Changes --
M build/parseSpec.c (10)
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