Bug 503148 - Review Request: kmess - a msn messenger for kde
Summary: Review Request: kmess - a msn messenger for kde
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Susi Lehtola
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-05-29 09:21 UTC by Florian Sievert
Modified: 2009-07-22 15:47 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-22 12:37:38 UTC
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Description Florian Sievert 2009-05-29 09:21:08 UTC
Spec URL: http://floriansievert.de/linux/repo/f11/unstable/specs/kmess.spec
SRPM URL: http://floriansievert.de/linux/repo/f11/unstable/srpms/kmess-2.0beta2-4.fc11.src.rpm
Description: kmess is a msn clone for kde. It is in copetition with kopete, but is offering much more msn specific features. There are quite some people out there, who are waiting for this instant messenger.

Comment 1 Susi Lehtola 2009-05-29 20:09:40 UTC
Some initial notes:

- Is the target platform stuff really necessary? Doesn't a simple
 make VERBOSE=1 %{?_smp_mflags}
do the job?

- You don't need to use
 %setup -q -n %{name}-%{version}
a simple
 %setup -q
will do.

- You probably don't need to
 mkdir %{buildroot}
as this should be automatically done by make install.

- You must install the desktop file as per

- You must handle locale files as per

- You need to
 Requires: hicolor-icon-theme
for dir ownership.

- You need to update icon cache as per

- Explicit requires of libraries (qca2) is not allowed

- %{_kde4_appsdir}/kmess/icons/hicolor/*/apps/gnomemeeting.png doesn't look correct.

- You're missing the source URL, ref

Comment 2 Susi Lehtola 2009-05-29 20:56:59 UTC
Is this your first package? It should have said so in the review request.

Also, I see you have applied for packager group membership. You need a sponsor, which also should have been in the review request and the blocker bug FE-NEEDSPONSOR should have been set.

If you do not have a sponsor yet I am willing to sponsor you if you convince me you know the Fedora Packaging guidelines (which, obviously, you don't - at the moment - judging from the amount of problems in the spec file).
You will need to submit at least one another package for review, and perform initial reviews of packages of other people.

Comment 3 Susi Lehtola 2009-07-05 10:38:47 UTC

Comment 4 Rahul Sundaram 2009-07-15 21:37:19 UTC
ping one more time

Comment 5 Susi Lehtola 2009-07-22 12:37:38 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.

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