Bug 540361

Summary: publican.cfg variables do not override book_info.xml
Product: [Community] Publican Reporter: Christopher Curran <ccurran>
Component: publicanAssignee: Jeff Fearn <jfearn>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 1.6CC: jfearn, mmcallis, nb, publican-list, r.landmann
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Description Christopher Curran 2009-11-23 01:57:54 EST
Description of problem:
Given the existence of the publican.cfg file publican should accept arbitrary and non-latin names, products and versions. The book_info.xml file should allow any value in productnumber, title, edition, subtitle and so on.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.1

How reproducible:
Every time. 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a book
2. Put something funky in the edition (for example: 愛) and then configure a numerical version in the publican config file (for example: 1).
3. book breaks (see "results").
  
Actual results:
Invalid format for version. Value (愛) does not conform to constraint ([^0-9.]) at /usr/bin/publican line 362


Expected results:
These constraints should be removed if there is a value present in the configuration file.

The book should build and output an RPM with version 1 and a product with edition 愛.

Additional info:
Edition Beta/Alpha and prerelease should work. Product numbers and editions should support latin characters, non latin characters and punctuation.
Comment 1 Jeff Fearn 2009-11-23 22:02:28 EST
*** Bug 540750 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Jeff Fearn 2009-11-23 22:20:05 EST
tested building and packaging with the following settings.

$ grep edition en-US/Book_Info.xml publican.cfg 
en-US/Book_Info.xml:    <edition>愛</edition>
publican.cfg:edition: 1.2

Built and packaged correctly with o error messages. Please supply a link to your source so we can check it for oddities.
Comment 3 Christopher Curran 2009-11-24 18:38:44 EST
This works in 1.2. It just affected 1.1. Fixed.