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Re: Packaging review guidelines clarification



>
> Hi folks,
>
> I'm reviewing a package that builds on FC4 but not on devel due to
> recent GCC issues.  According to
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/ReviewGuidelines :
>
>   "MUST: The package must successfully compile and build into
>    binary rpms on at least one supported architecture."
>
> but, unfortunately, this says nothing about *which* version(s) of FC
> should be used.  I think "one supported architecture on either
> FC-current or FC-devel" would be appropriate but thats just my opinion.
> And I could appreciate the reasoning behind "must build on FC-devel"
> since its where all FE packages are initially imported.  So would
> someone (Spot?) please clarify?
>
> Ed
>

I've always used "a current supported version of Fedora Core" as a
rule of thumb.  I also treat the should build on mock as a must build
on mock unless the contributor can provide a good reason as to why it
won't build on mock.

               -Mike


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