cygport: Request a new feature in order to set owner/group names in packaged tarballs.
Wed Aug 5 21:50:33 GMT 2020
On Wed, 5 Aug 2020 20:34:24 +0100, Jon Turney
> On 04/08/2020 21:49, Lemures Lemniscati via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> > On Tue, 04 Aug 2020 19:02:35 +0200, ASSI
> >> Lemures Lemniscati via Cygwin-apps writes:
> >>> And a next one is for making BUILD_REQUIRES a single-line list in
> >>> *src.hint files.
> >> … or just don't embed newlines. Since cygport is bash under the hood
> >> you can do
> >> BUILD_REQUIRES+=" whatever"
> >> instead of wrapping lines.
> > By squeezing white spaces, we can save some characters in *.cygport
> > files :). And new maintainers can avoid an issue relating newlines in
> > BUILD_REQUIRES without knowing it (I was trapped in it once).
> Yes, this would be nice.
> However, I think there is a consistency problem here, as other variables which should only produce a single line in the .hint file (e.g. REQUIRES, etc.) don't get whitespace canonicalized (as least, that's how it seemed to me when I briefly looked at this).
> Thanks for the patch.
Thank you for reviewing.
It would be easy to canonicalize through a functiion like
__single_line_list () in the commit
I'll check later for 'category:', 'requires:', 'obsoletes:',
'provides:', and 'conflicts:'.
Any other field to be checked for canonicalization?
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