Bug 456636 - Not possible to specify zero fuzz in %patch
Not possible to specify zero fuzz in %patch
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Panu Matilainen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-25 03:29 EDT by Tomas Mraz
Modified: 2009-07-14 14:16 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 14:16:39 EDT
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Fix the detection of bad fuzz argument (1.06 KB, patch)
2008-07-25 03:29 EDT, Tomas Mraz
no flags Details | Diff
another patch (1.75 KB, patch)
2008-07-28 19:48 EDT, Tom Lane
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Tomas Mraz 2008-07-25 03:29:43 EDT
It is not possible to specify zero fuzz in %patch arguments. The spec parser
incorrectly takes 0 as bad argument to -F. This is fixed in rawhide version of
RPM however as the fuzz=0 is the default for rawhide it would be very useful if
it was possible to specify zero fuzz also in Fedora 8 and 9 (and possibly even
RHEL-5) so package maintainers can easily prepare RPMs which will build
correctly on future releases of Fedora and RHEL.
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2008-07-25 03:29:43 EDT
Created attachment 312626 [details]
Fix the detection of bad fuzz argument
Comment 2 Panu Matilainen 2008-07-27 03:40:43 EDT
Applied upstream in 4.4.x branch, thanks for the patch!

F8 and F9 are in need of an rpm update anyway, I'll try to get around to doing
it and include this when I return from vacation...
Comment 3 Tom Lane 2008-07-28 19:47:42 EDT
Please consider also fixing F-8 and F-9 so that one can set _default_patch_fuzz in ~/.rpmmacros and 
thereby get rawhide-like behavior *without* dirtying up one's specfiles.  The attached patch against 
current F-9 does the trick for me.  This has some overlap with Tomas' patch, but all you need is about two 
more lines to set _default_patch_fuzz in macros.in and fetch it in parsePrep.c.
Comment 4 Tom Lane 2008-07-28 19:48:13 EDT
Created attachment 312831 [details]
another patch
Comment 5 Paolo Bonzini 2009-06-09 11:08:29 EDT
The second patch is in 4.6.0 and FC10 afaict.
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