Bug 195824 - Add U+007E (~) support
Add U+007E (~) support
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora Infrastructure
Classification: Retired
Component: extras buildsys (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Seth Vidal
Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2006-06-18 04:53 EDT by Nicolas Mailhot
Modified: 2009-03-24 14:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-03-24 14:13:54 EDT
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Description Nicolas Mailhot 2006-06-18 04:53:17 EDT
The buildsys won't build packages with U+007E (tilde) in the release tag.
U+007E (~) is a valid character part of the Base Latin unicode block
It's a spacing character like U+005F (_)
Local rpmbuild works with it happily

There is no reason to block build on it (without any reason given BTW : build
failed, no build logs available)
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2009-03-24 14:13:54 EDT
I think rpmbuild fails on this now, but even if not, the packaging guidelines say that it's not allowed.  We're definitely not going to do anything about it in plague

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