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Re: Are brackets around macros required?

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On 08/16/2011 12:23 PM, Göran Uddeborg wrote:
> That must be a a bug.  Regardless of Fedora's packaging guidelines,
> macros without brackets is legal purely syntactically.

How would it be able to identify macros without brackets?

Say you have:

%namev%version

Is the macro %namev? %name? %na?

It is sloppy form. It is impossible to parse. Just because rpm will 
accept it doesn't mean you should use it.

~tom

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