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Bug 226193 - Merge Review: net-tools
Merge Review: net-tools
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jason Tibbitts
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Reported: 2007-01-31 15:15 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: 2007-02-22 22:40:21 EST
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Description Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it 2007-01-31 15:15:52 EST
Fedora Merge Review: net-tools

Initial Owner: rvokal@redhat.com
Comment 1 Jason Tibbitts 2007-02-18 23:10:53 EST
Not much from rpmlint:

W: net-tools summary-ended-with-dot Basic networking tools.
   Trivial to fix

W: net-tools no-url-tag
W: net-tools-debuginfo no-url-tag
   Upstream seems mostly dead, but it still makes sense to list something.
   I suggest using http://www.tazenda.demon.co.uk/phil/net-tools/

E: net-tools broken-syntax-in-scriptlet-requires Requires(post,preun): chkconfig
   Unfortunately these have to be listed separately.  Usually the dependency is
   on /sbin/chkconfig, and your scriptlets will also need a dependency on
      Requires(post): /sbin/chkconfig
      Requires(preun): /sbin/chkconfig
      Requires(preun): /sbin/service
      Requires(postun): /sbin/service

W: net-tools mixed-use-of-spaces-and-tabs (spaces: line 206, tab: line 1)
   It's good to be consistent, but mainly this is romlint being overly picky.

W: net-tools conffile-without-noreplace-flag /etc/ethers
W: net-tools conffile-without-noreplace-flag /etc/netplug/netplugd.conf
   These probably do need %config(noreplace)

E: net-tools zero-length /etc/ethers
   Normally zero-length files aren't shipped, but in this case I suppose
   something needs to be installed there, and I don't think the file will
   accept comments.

W: net-tools incoherent-init-script-name netplugd
   This seems bogus; rpmlint wants to see initscripts named after the package.

The only other issue I saw:

The netplug source should also be a full URL, since it has its own upstream:

* source files match upstream:
* package meets naming and versioning guidelines.
* specfile is properly named, is cleanly written and uses macros consistently.
* dist tag is present.
* build root is correct.
* license field matches the actual license.
* license is open source-compatible.
* license text included in package.
* latest version is being packaged.
* BuildRequires are proper
   (BR: libselinux is redundant because libselinux-devel requires it.)
* compiler flags are appropriate.
* %clean is present.
* package builds in mock (development, x86_64).
* package installs properly
* debuginfo package looks complete.
X rpmlint has a few valid complaints.
* final provides and requires are sane:
   config(net-tools) = 1.60-77.fc7
   net-tools = 1.60-77.fc7
   config(net-tools) = 1.60-77.fc7
* %check is not present; no test suite upstream.
* no shared libraries are added to the regular linker search paths.
* owns the directories it creates.
* doesn't own any directories it shouldn't.
* no duplicates in %files.
* file permissions are appropriate.
X scriptlets are OK, but there are dependency issues.
* code, not content.
* documentation is small, so no -docs subpackage is necessary.
* %docs are not necessary for the proper functioning of the package.
* no headers.
* no pkgconfig files.
* no static libraries.
* no libtool .la droppings.
Comment 2 Radek Vokal 2007-02-19 03:20:50 EST
ad net-tools zero-length /etc/ethers - I've added a kind of default comment. All
other issue are fixed in net-tools-1.60-78
Comment 3 Jason Tibbitts 2007-02-22 22:40:21 EST
OK, everything looks good to me.


The fixed package is already in the repo, so I'll go ahead and close this ticket.

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