Bug 226118 - Merge Review: mailx
Merge Review: mailx
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Marcela Mašláňová
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Reported: 2007-01-31 14:36 EST by Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-23 08:07:47 EDT
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Description Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it 2007-01-31 14:36:35 EST
Fedora Merge Review: mailx

http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/viewcvs/devel/mailx/
Initial Owner: varekova@redhat.com
Comment 1 Marcela Mašláňová 2007-02-22 07:11:16 EST
Source:
W: mailx summary-ended-with-dot The /bin/mail program for sending e-mail messages.
W: mailx no-url-tag
E: mailx hardcoded-library-path in %{_prefix}/lib
Check if hardcoded-library-path is really necessary for backward compatibility.
URL: Missing
Source: false, not sure what's upstream. Should it be?
ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/m/mailx/
Buildroot: replace with new
Release: too long format
Uselles to define macro datadir.
Defatter should have 4 parametres.

Arch:
W: mailx summary-ended-with-dot The /bin/mail program for sending e-mail messages.
W: mailx no-url-tag
E: mailx only-non-binary-in-usr-lib -> should be in /usr/share

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W: mailx-debuginfo no-url-tag
Comment 2 Ivana Varekova 2007-02-23 09:46:49 EST
Fixed in mailx-8.1.1-45.fc7.
Comment 3 Marcela Mašláňová 2007-02-26 07:24:56 EST
APPROVED
Comment 4 Robert Scheck 2007-03-03 19:50:58 EST
Not really...there was one regression introduced during the review: directory
/usr/share/mailx is no longer owned by mailx which should be the case. Ivana, 
please fix this for the next rebuild.
Comment 5 Ivana Varekova 2007-03-05 03:48:21 EST
Thanks for your notice, you are right - the directory is added in
mailx-8.1.1-46.fc7.

Comment 6 Marcela Mašláňová 2007-04-06 02:55:13 EDT
APPROVED
Comment 7 Patrice Dumas 2007-07-07 10:09:39 EDT
There is still an error:

warning: File listed twice: /usr/share/mailx/mail.help
warning: File listed twice: /usr/share/mailx/mail.tildehelp

More fundamentaly, the upstream selection seems a bit strange
to me. It seems to me that the cleanest thing to do would be to 
package directly
http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/usr.bin/mail/
(using a cvs checkout, as explained here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/SourceURL
)


If you don't want the latest changes you can use an earlier
checkout, but I guess that all the patches in openbsd mail
cvs fix something. Seems like debian package the cvs, it seems
to me that it would be cleaner to do that than to use the 
(old) repackaged debian source.

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