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Re: [Nano-devel] Spec file for devel nano

From: Chris Allegretta
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] Spec file for devel nano
Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2002 12:51:52 -0500
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On Wed, Mar 06, 2002 at 12:33:59PM +1100, Brett wrote:
> Hey,
> Because I wanted to run the devel series of nano on my work network, I 
> updated the spec file, and incorporated it into the distribution.  Well, 
> to be honest, I rewrote the spec file from scratch.  It was showing its 
> age :)  This new one is designed to be _very_ low maintenance.  You 
> shouldn't really ever have to edit it.  The version/source location is 
> updated at build, and after make dist, the rpms can be built by just `rpm 
> -ta nano-1.1.7.tar.gz` on the tarball.  Very convenient.  It doesn't need 
> to be edited when new translations are added.
> Anyway, please consider adding this, and even backporting to replace the 
> spec file in the 1.0 series.

Hi Brett,

        Well, after much consideration, I decided to include and credit
your mods in the 1.1 tree.  Your argument about maintenence was just too
compelling for me to resist :) 1.1.8 (which was just released) includes
your file.  Very nice too, thank you for the contribution!

Chris A
Chris Allegretta

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