Bug 525389 - Review Request: madwimax - Driver for mobile WiMAX devices based on Samsung CMC-730 chip
Review Request: madwimax - Driver for mobile WiMAX devices based on Samsung C...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Lemenkov
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: RussianFedoraRemix
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Reported: 2009-09-24 03:55 EDT by Alexey Torkhov
Modified: 2009-10-13 21:46 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 0.1.1-2.fc11
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-10-13 21:46:12 EDT
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lemenkov: fedora‑review+
kevin: fedora‑cvs+

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Description Alexey Torkhov 2009-09-24 03:55:53 EDT
Spec URL: http://atorkhov.fedorapeople.org/madwimax.spec
SRPM URL: http://atorkhov.fedorapeople.org/madwimax-0.1.1-1.local12.src.rpm
madWiMAX is a reverse-engineered Linux driver for mobile WiMAX (802.16e)
devices based on Samsung CMC-730 chip. These devices are currently supported:

    * Samsung SWC-U200
    * Samsung SWC-E100
    * Samsung SWM-S10R (built in Samsung NC-10 netbook)

Note that is not kernel module, but rather user-space daemon.

Koji builds:
F-11: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=1700668
F-12: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=1700717

Rpmlint output:
madwimax.x86_64: W: non-conffile-in-etc /etc/udev/rules.d/z60_madwimax.rules
- this is a script

3 packages and 0 specfiles checked; 0 errors, 1 warnings.
Comment 1 Peter Lemenkov 2009-09-24 06:22:02 EDT
I'll review it.
Comment 2 Peter Lemenkov 2009-09-25 03:30:01 EDT
Ok, continuing with review.

Since all data was collected by the way, similar to one, used by folks from nouveau project (exploring data dumps, w/o reverse engineering binary driver blobs from manufacturer), I don't think that there are legal issues. However, just to be sure, I'm raising FE-LEGAL flag here.
Comment 3 Peter Lemenkov 2009-09-25 03:44:55 EDT
Assuming, that FE-LEGAL probably will be unblocked, here is my


    *  rpmlint is not silent.

[petro@Sulaco ~]$ rpmlint ~/fuse/sshfs/work/Desktop/madwimax-0.1.1-1.fc11.ppc.rpm 
madwimax.ppc: E: summary-too-long User-space driver for mobile WiMAX (802.16e) devices based on Samsung CMC-730 chip
madwimax.ppc: E: description-line-too-long madWiMAX is a reverse-engineered Linux driver for mobile WiMAX (802.16e) devices based on Samsung CMC-730 chip. These devices are currently supported:
madwimax.ppc: W: non-conffile-in-etc /etc/udev/rules.d/z60_madwimax.rules
1 packages and 0 specfiles checked; 2 errors, 1 warnings.
[petro@Sulaco ~]$

Please, shorten these lines.

+ The package is named according to the Package Naming Guidelines .
+ The spec file name matches the base package %{name}, in the format %{name}.spec .
+ The package meets the Packaging Guidelines .
+ The package is licensed with a Fedora approved license and meets the Licensing Guidelines .
+ The License field in the package spec file must match the actual license.
+ The file, containing the text of the license(s) for the package, is included in %doc.
+ The spec file is written in American English.
+ The spec file for the package is legible.
+ The sources used to build the package matches the upstream source, as provided in the spec URL.

[petro@Sulaco SOURCES]$ sha256sum madwimax-0.1.1.tar.gz*
17ac297934654663586df837dcff2bd6d3bbabddd76efdffa26713b07e08ad5f  madwimax-0.1.1.tar.gz
17ac297934654663586df837dcff2bd6d3bbabddd76efdffa26713b07e08ad5f  madwimax-0.1.1.tar.gz.1
[petro@Sulaco SOURCES]$

+ The package successfully compiles and builds into binary rpms on at least one primary architecture. See koji logs above.
+ All build dependencies are listed in BuildRequires.
+ The packages does NOT contain copies of system libraries.
+ The package owns all directories that it creates.
+ the package does not list a file more than once in the spec file's %files listings.
+ Permissions on files are set properly.
+ The package has a %clean section, which contains rm -rf %{buildroot} (or $RPM_BUILD_ROOT).
+ The package consistently uses macros.
+ The package contains code or permissible content.
+ Everything, the package includes as %doc, does not affect the runtime of the application.
+ The package does not own files or directories already owned by other packages.
+ At the beginning of %install, the package runs rm -rf %{buildroot} (or $RPM_BUILD_ROOT). [26]
+ All filenames in rpm packages are valid UTF-8.

Ok, let's wait for the reaction from the Legal Team.
Comment 4 Tom "spot" Callaway 2009-10-06 10:44:00 EDT
Lifting FE-Legal, this seems to be acceptable.
Comment 5 Peter Lemenkov 2009-10-06 10:48:42 EDT
Thanks, Tom.

This package is APPROVED
Comment 6 Alexey Torkhov 2009-10-06 10:50:39 EDT

New Package CVS Request
Package Name: madwimax
Short Description: Driver for mobile WiMAX devices based on Samsung CMC-730 chip
Owners: atorkhov
Branches: F-11 F-12
Comment 7 Alexey Torkhov 2009-10-06 10:52:36 EDT
> Please, shorten these lines.

Yes, and will do this before importing.
Comment 8 Kevin Fenzi 2009-10-06 13:29:18 EDT
cvs done.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2009-10-08 18:57:48 EDT
madwimax-0.1.1-2.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2009-10-08 18:58:51 EDT
madwimax-0.1.1-2.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2009-10-13 21:46:05 EDT
madwimax-0.1.1-2.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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