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Re: package review questions



On 06/05/2009 02:30 AM, Jan Klepek wrote:
> Hi, 
> 
> I'm working on unofficial package review for redmine
> ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499959 ). 
> Redmine is written in ruby and is using rubygem-actionwebservice, which
> is shipped with redmine. 
> Rubygem-actionwebservice was abandoned by upstream like two years ago,
> and same happened for fedora package. My question is if redmine package
> should install it on system or it should be considered as blocker, until
> upstream of redmine migrate to activeresource.

If the redmine package needs it, I'd say the redmine maintainer needs to
revive the Fedora package. Alternately, they could wait to add redmine
to Fedora until it uses activeresource.

> Second question is when redmine contains plugins which are separate
> applications/libraries (coderay is used by redmine for example) this
> applications/libraries should be shipped within this package or should
> be shipped in it's own package (and package should be created when it
> doesn't exists)? My thoughts are that it should be shipped separately,
> so it could be used by more applications.

I'd agree with that assessment.

~spot


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