Bug 444763 - Review Request: vaspview - VASP Data Viewer
Review Request: vaspview - VASP Data Viewer
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart)
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-30 10:37 EDT by Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
Modified: 2008-06-14 00:18 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.05-2.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-06-14 00:18:21 EDT
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kwizart: fedora‑review+
kevin: fedora‑cvs+

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Description Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2008-04-30 10:37:55 EDT
Spec URL: http://rathann.fedorapeople.org/review/vaspview.spec
SRPM URL: http://rathann.fedorapeople.org/review/vaspview-1.05-1.src.rpm

This is a scientific visualization package for examining output files
generated by the Vienna Ab-initio Simulation Package, a package for
performing ab-initio quantum-mechanical molecular dynamics using
pseudopotentials and a plane wave basis set. The project was initiated
when a chemical engineering professor requested assitance in visualizing
output files produced by the above package. It displays iso-surfaces and
slices of a three-dimensional data set, along with the atoms that make
up the molecule the calculations were performed for, and allows symbolic
bonds to be inserted between them.
Comment 1 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-05-28 07:51:00 EDT
 - starting review -

Few notes: 
* vendor field should remains empty
desktop-file-install --vendor="" \

* Why there is no dist macro for the release tag ?

* last source is 2001/08, this is old. (but it still work without patch, unless
for the missing  "no newline at end of file" which doesn't seems to matter much
for now).
There could be a problem to package software when upstream is dead, as this
package could be improved (it cannot open a dialog window when opening a file).
Visualization remains hard, etc.

* The source tarball used, bundles a pre-built binary for win32. It have to be

So there may be one suggestion. I wonder if the project could be merged with
GLC_player. That's a 3D model visualization tool for the obj format. Anyway i
think it worst the case to ask... Note that if the package is useful as it is, I
don't see any blocker by itself...

Comment 3 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-06-03 07:40:46 EDT
Comment 4 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2008-06-04 13:58:18 EDT
Thanks for the review!

New Package CVS Request
Package Name: vaspview
Short Description: VASP Data Viewer
Owners: rathann
Branches: F-8 F-9 EL-5
Cvsextras Commits: yes
Comment 5 Kevin Fenzi 2008-06-04 17:29:14 EDT
cvs done.
Comment 6 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-06-12 20:36:41 EDT
This package (vaspview) with hasn't been imported into the cvs yet...
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-06-13 05:57:35 EDT
vaspview-1.05-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-06-13 06:00:25 EDT
vaspview-1.05-2.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2008-06-14 00:16:47 EDT
vaspview-1.05-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2008-06-14 00:18:19 EDT
vaspview-1.05-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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