Bug 182744 - Review Request: libnasl - Nessus Attack Scripting Language
Review Request: libnasl - Nessus Attack Scripting Language
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John Mahowald
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Depends On: 182743
Blocks: FE-ACCEPT 182941
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Reported: 2006-02-24 08:53 EST by Andreas Bierfert
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-18 05:25:50 EST
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Description Andreas Bierfert 2006-02-24 08:53:46 EST
Spec Name or Url: http://fedora.lowlatency.de/review/libnasl.spec
SRPM Name or Url: http://fedora.lowlatency.de/review/libnasl-2.2.6-1.src.rpm
The Nessus Security Scanner includes NASL, (Nessus Attack Scripting Language)
a language designed to write security test easily and quickly.
Comment 1 Andreas Bierfert 2006-02-24 11:20:39 EST
Some tuneups (see #182743 for details) :)

Comment 2 John Mahowald 2006-03-18 00:14:22 EST
A number of compile warnings due to integers and pointers. It'd be nice if
upstream fixed them.

* Duplicate BuildRequires: libpcap (by nessus-libraries-devel), tetex-dvips (by


- rpmlint checks return:

rpmlint of libnasl:
W: libnasl non-conffile-in-etc /etc/pki/nessus/nessus_org.pem
not really conf file, can ignore

rpmlint of libnasl-devel:
E: libnasl-devel only-non-binary-in-usr-lib
symlink, can ignore

- package meets naming guidelines
- package meets packaging guidelines
- license (GPL) OK, text in %doc, matches source
- spec file legible, in am. english
- source matches upstream
- package compiles on devel (x86_64)
- no missing BR
- no locales
- not relocatable
- owns all directories that it creates
- no duplicate files
- permissions ok
- %clean ok
- macro use consistent
- code, not content
- no need for -docs
- nothing in %doc affects runtime
- no need for .desktop file

- devel package ok
- no .la files
- post/postun ldconfig ok
- devel requires base package n-v-r 

Comment 3 Andreas Bierfert 2006-03-18 05:22:44 EST
Fixed the BR. Imported and pushed :) Thanks for the review.

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