Bug 245760 - Review Request: engine_pkcs11 - A PKCS11 engine for use with OpenSSL
Summary: Review Request: engine_pkcs11 - A PKCS11 engine for use with OpenSSL
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jason Tibbitts
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-06-26 14:50 UTC by Matt Anderson
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 0.1.3-4.fc7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-08-17 16:14:29 UTC
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tibbs: fedora-review+
kevin: fedora-cvs+

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Description Matt Anderson 2007-06-26 14:50:57 UTC
Spec URL: http://free.linux.hp.com/~mra/rpms/engine_pkcs11/engine_pkcs11.spec
SRPM URL: http://free.linux.hp.com/~mra/rpms/engine_pkcs11/engine_pkcs11-0.1.3-1.fc7.src.rpm

Description: Engine_pkcs11 is an implementation of an engine for OpenSSL.  It is built upon libp11.  Engine_pkcs11 is meant to be used with smart cards and software for using smart cards in PKCS#11 format, such as OpenSC. Originaly this engine was a part of OpenSC, until OpenSC was split into several small projects for improved flexibility.

engine_pkcs11 has a underscore in its upstream name so it meets with the Naming Guidelines.

engine_pkcs11 claims to be licensed under the New BSD license.
although it is missing the endorsement clause.  For this initial release I have BSD listed in the spec file, but if there is a better keyword to use instead I will change it.

This rpm was built successfully on i386 and x86_64 and passes rpmlint with no errors or warnings.

Comment 1 Matt Anderson 2007-06-27 16:16:07 UTC
Based on the feedback michael@gmx.net provided to my libp11 package I've made
some changes to this spec file and srpm.

Spec URL: http://free.linux.hp.com/~mra/rpms/engine_pkcs11/engine_pkcs11.spec

This still lists OpenSSL as a requires since the whole point of this package is
to work with OpenSSL via their engine plug-in framework.

rpmlint has no issues with this rpm, and it has been tested on i386 and x86_64.

Comment 2 Jason Tibbitts 2007-06-28 20:38:12 UTC
rpmlint is truly silent on this one.

The Source0: issue applies here as well, and you probably want the same string:

"BSD" is fine for the license.  The two-clause variant is closer to the X11
license but either is fine.

There's no reason that I can see for the openssl dependency; rpm finds the
dependency on libcrypto.so.6 by itself.

This package places a file in /usr/lib/engines, but I don't see any package in
the distribution which owns that directory.

* source files match upstream:
* package meets naming and versioning guidelines.
* specfile is properly named, is cleanly written and uses macros consistently.
* summary is OK.
* description is OK.
* dist tag is present.
* build root is OK.
* license field matches the actual license.
* license is open source-compatible.
* license text included package.
* latest version is being packaged.
* BuildRequires are proper.
* compiler flags are appropriate.
* %clean is present.
* package builds in mock (development, x86_64).
* package installs properly
* debuginfo package looks complete.
* rpmlint is silent.
X final provides and requires:
   engine_pkcs11 = 0.1.3-2.fc8
X  openssl

* %check is not present; no test suite upstream.  I have no means to test this 
   package.  (I don't really even understand what it does.)
* no shared libraries are added to the regular linker search paths.
X nothing owns /usr/lib/engines.
* doesn't own any directories it shouldn't.
* no duplicates in %files.
* file permissions are appropriate.
* no scriptlets present.
* code, not content.
* documentation is relatively large, the the package is only 50K, 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 files.

Comment 3 Matt Anderson 2007-06-28 22:50:12 UTC
I added the directory ownership and updated the Source0 as per your suggestions
and uploaded the updated files here:

Spec URL: http://free.linux.hp.com/~mra/rpms/engine_pkcs11/engine_pkcs11.spec

The only thing I didn't do was remove the openssl dependency.  I might be wrong
about this, but the library exists to interface with openssl via its engine
framework.  If a different SSL implementation was used instead could that meet
the libcrypto.so.6 dependency?

Comment 4 Jason Tibbitts 2007-07-06 02:02:34 UTC
OK, I can buy the openssl dependency.  However, when I look at openssl itself, I
note that it has several engines already present, but in
/usr/lib/openssl/engines, not /usr/lib/engines.  Perhaps this package should
place engine_pkcs11.so in the former directory (and not own it) rather than what
it's currently doing.

Comment 5 Matt Anderson 2007-07-09 17:10:28 UTC
I've updated the spec file to use the /usr/lib/openssl/engines directory, thanks
for catching that.  This also has a fixed Source0 with the /files folder added
to the URL.  Lastly I included > 0.9.6 in the OpenSSL requires, since that is
when the engine support was added.

The following spec file and srpm built cleanly on i386 and x86_64 and produce no
errors with rpmlint.

Spec URL: http://free.linux.hp.com/~mra/rpms/engine_pkcs11/engine_pkcs11.spec

Comment 6 Jason Tibbitts 2007-07-10 02:55:30 UTC
OK, this looks good to me.


Comment 7 Matt Anderson 2007-07-10 04:00:23 UTC
New Package CVS Request
Package Name: engine_pkcs11
Short Description: A PKCS11 engine for use with OpenSSL
Owners: mra@hp.com
Branches: F-7
InitialCC: tibbs@math.uh.edu

Comment 8 Kevin Fenzi 2007-07-10 16:19:13 UTC
cvs done. 
I talked with tibbs on IRC, and he didn't really want to get cc's on this
package, so I left that off. 

Comment 9 Jason Tibbitts 2007-07-27 22:12:19 UTC
Is there some reason this isn't in F-7 yet?  It looks like it failed to build
because a dependency had not yet been pushed to F-7, and indeed libp11 is in
testing and has not been pushed to the stable F-7 repository.  Do you need
assistance getting these packages built and pushed?

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2007-08-08 15:28:46 UTC
engine_pkcs11-0.1.3-4.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2007-08-17 16:14:26 UTC
engine_pkcs11-0.1.3-4.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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