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Re: Submission process (was: Re: Self-Introduction: Michael Tiemann)



On Thu, Jul 01, 2004 at 12:06:19AM +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jun 2004 23:18:40 +0200, Rudi Chiarito wrote:
> 
> [mach]
> 
> > > No. It's in fedora.us already in the "stable" repository (much to the
> > > disliking of some people) and the fedora.us build system uses a modified
> > 
> > What are these people's objections? Instability? The use of apt-rpm?
> > Security? Anything else?
> 
> Some issues collected here:  http://tinyurl.com/2hbgy
>  
> > My point is: get mach, rpmlint and equivalents into FC (not FE).
> 
> rpmlint is not bullet-proof and reports several false positives and misses
> many packaging mistakes. If it isn't customized--as the fedora.us rpmlint
> is a bit (or also take a look at http://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=1788
> )--it is less helpful.


http://people.redhat.com/laroche/ also contains an rpmlint with some
changes for Fedora Core. rpmlint looks at many items that get less
interesting to verify like the Group: given in a spec-file, but
I welcome anyone cleaning this up and starting to improve the current
version. I also heard the upstream maintainer would be very co-operative
to add patches/changes.

greetings,

Florian La Roche



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