Bug 466692

Summary: Review Request: iml - Finds solutions to systems of linear equations over integers
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Conrad Meyer <konrad>
Component: Package ReviewAssignee: Patrice Dumas <pertusus>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Conrad Meyer 2008-10-12 18:06:47 EDT
Spec URL: http://konradm.fedorapeople.org/fedora/SPECS/iml.spec
SRPM URL: http://konradm.fedorapeople.org/fedora/SRPMS/iml-1.0.2-1.fc9.src.rpm
Description:
IML package provides efficient routines to solve nonsingular systems of
linear equations, certified solve any shape systems of linear equations,
and perform mod p matrix operations, such as computing row-echelon form,
determinant, rank profile, inverse of a mod p matrix.
Comment 1 Patrice Dumas 2008-10-17 14:38:26 EDT
I don't think it makes sense to package a main iml package with only
doc, just put everything in -devel.

doc/liblink should be shipped.

I don't really like the name, it is very short and prone to conflicts, see
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Packaging_Tricks#Use_of_common_namespace

I doubt that upstream is willing to reconsider th ename, though.

I propose adding 

%check
make check

You could ship ChangeLog if you feel like it.

rpmlint gives:
iml.i386: E: no-binary
iml-devel.i386: W: no-documentation
iml-debuginfo.i386: E: empty-debuginfo-package

The 2 first should be fixed by removing main package.

You can fix the 3rd if you want to (it is mandated by the guidelines,
but I disagree, and I will approve even with this issue).
Comment 3 Patrice Dumas 2008-10-19 06:22:29 EDT
* rpmlint gives:
iml-debuginfo.i386: E: empty-debuginfo-package
which is against the guidelines, but I don't think this is important (and
besides I think it is a bug in rpm, not to have debug info extracted from static libs).

* follow relevant guidelines
* free software, no license included because upstream doesn't ship a license consistent with the code
* match upstream:
03a2e361bf9574ae8d32c19a392eeb66  iml-1.0.2.tar.gz
* all static correctly packaged library
* %files section right

One suggestion, use
make install DESTDIR=$RPM_BUILD_ROOT INSTALL='install -p' too tentatively
keep header file timestamps.

Also you should contact upstream to ask them to change the COPYING
file. (well in fact the license isn't that clear when repl/ is used, 
but it isn't th ecase in fedora, and in any case they should clarify 
the license).

APPROVED
Comment 4 Conrad Meyer 2008-10-19 06:34:25 EDT
Thanks for the suggestions, I really value them.

New Package CVS Request
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Package Name: iml
Short Description: Finds solutions to systems of linear equations over integers
Owners: konradm
Branches: F-10 F-9
InitialCC:
Comment 5 Kevin Fenzi 2008-10-19 18:24:38 EDT
cvs done.
Comment 6 Conrad Meyer 2008-10-19 21:59:27 EDT
Built in rawhide [0], closing.

[0]: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=889730