Bug 190285 - rpmbuild ignore sometime remark symbol
rpmbuild ignore sometime remark symbol
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
Mike McLean
: 190286 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2006-04-30 06:54 EDT by Frank Büttner
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-30 18:30:28 EDT
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Demo file for the problem (214 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2006-04-30 06:54 EDT, Frank Büttner
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Description Frank Büttner 2006-04-30 06:54:39 EDT
Description of problem:
The commend mark # is sometimes ignored

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

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run rpmbuild -bb bug.spec
Actual results:
The variable bugtext contains dontShowThis

Expected results:
The variable contains Showthis

Additional info:
Comment 1 Frank Büttner 2006-04-30 06:54:39 EDT
Created attachment 128409 [details]
Demo file for the problem
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2006-04-30 18:30:28 EDT
Macros are expanded whereever they are encountered, in comments, within strings, everywhere.

    #%define bugtext dontShowThis
    #%%define bugtext dontShowThis
to prevent the macro from being expanded and defining "dontShowThis"
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2006-04-30 18:32:48 EDT
*** Bug 190286 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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