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Re: Experienced package builders: please test my first RPM



At 7:53 AM +0100 9/6/05, Paul Howarth wrote:
>On Mon, 2005-09-05 at 14:14 -0400, Tony Nelson wrote:
>> I've written a tiny utility and packaged it in my first RPM.  I'd
>> appreciate a couple of experienced packagers taking a look at it and
>> telling me about any problems. ...
 ...
>> <http://georgeanelson.com/apropos2.htm>
>
>Summary conventionally should start with a capital letter and not end
>with a period.
 ...[other comments]...

>Package seems to work OK :-)
>
>I've attached a spec file incorporating these suggestions.

Wow.  Thanks, Paul!  I'll get to work on it.  (I'll do it per your
suggestions, and then compare with what you sent, to learn better.)


>> Should I sign the package?  (I'd be new to that, also.)
>
>Yes. Have you got a GPG key that's available on a public server?
 ...

No.  I can make a key.  I don't know if I have a public server.  I take it
it's not just a matter of putting my ascii key file on my web site?
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