Bug 449339 - Review Request: wine-doors - One-click Windows application installer / Wine frontend
Summary: Review Request: wine-doors - One-click Windows application installer / Wine f...
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review   
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Version: rawhide
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Reported: 2008-06-02 09:52 UTC by Martin-Gomez Pablo
Modified: 2008-06-19 19:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-19 19:56:28 UTC
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Description Martin-Gomez Pablo 2008-06-02 09:52:32 UTC
Spec URL: http://home.scarlet.be/~tsi30161/wine-doors.spec
SRPM URL: http://home.scarlet.be/~tsi30161/wine-doors-0.1.2-1.fc9.src.rpm
Description: Wine doors is an application designed to assist users in obtaining, installing,
uninstalling and working around the caveats associated with wine applications.
Although wine doors is intended to be a replacement for winetools it is not
limited to release cycles for the applications available to install, instead a
web service will be provided, this web service or repository will serve XML
Pack Lists as an index of applications and Application Packs which provide
information about specific applications as well as various other resources.

As this software is useful and requested in the wish list, I've package it. There are still two problems: 
- rpmlint returns warnings cause of absolute links :
wine-doors.noarch: W: symlink-should-be-relative /usr/share/pixmaps/wine-doors.png /usr/share/wine-doors/pixmaps/wine-doors.png
wine-doors.noarch: W: symlink-should-be-relative /usr/bin/wine-doors /usr/share/wine-doors/src/winedoors.py
wine-doors.noarch: W: symlink-should-be-relative /usr/share/pixmaps/wine-doors.svg /usr/share/wine-doors/pixmaps/wine-doors.svg
- the setup.py doesn't find a dependence which is installed (the same code in a python shell and in the setup.py doesn't return the same output)

Comment 1 Michel Alexandre Salim 2008-06-04 04:08:10 UTC
Regarding the symlinks, can't you relink them after 'make install'? In all
cases, both the source and target will be under $RPM_BUILD_ROOT

Comment 2 Nicolas Chauvet (kwizart) 2008-06-04 17:28:11 UTC
This package seems to request info (xml form) form a website...
At first sight this doesn't seems safe to me.

This package may have a fedora‑review flag set to "-" 
I will do more indeep investigation.

Comment 3 Martin-Gomez Pablo 2008-06-06 18:41:37 UTC
Spec URL: http://home.scarlet.be/~tsi30161/wine-doors.spec
SRPM URL: http://home.scarlet.be/~tsi30161/wine-doors-0.1.2-2.fc9.src.rpm

I have fixed the relative symlinks issue and the package now use
"desktop-file-install" (thanks to the help of the different fedora's chan);
rpmlint doesn't return errors or warnings any longer.

For requested info from a website, I will contact upstream for more information. 

Comment 4 Martin-Gomez Pablo 2008-06-19 19:56:28 UTC
As Nicolas said, the package :

- have to download scripts to works, it's quite dangerous and a sign that the
method is not "mature" (well, it's a choice)
- conduce the user to keep Windows' software and don't search open sourced
alternatives which could be considered as against the Fedora's philosophy 

so, I decided to drop the review and send the package upstream for people who
really want it.

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