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Bug 589705 - Update R template
Update R template
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpmdevtools (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ville Skyttä
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 593363
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Reported: 2010-05-06 13:56 EDT by Pierre-YvesChibon
Modified: 2010-10-08 16:44 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 7.9-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-05-20 16:37:38 EDT
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Patch to change the template to the latest guidelines (2.08 KB, patch)
2010-05-06 13:56 EDT, Pierre-YvesChibon
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Description Pierre-YvesChibon 2010-05-06 13:56:53 EDT
Created attachment 412132 [details]
Patch to change the template to the latest guidelines

Description of problem:
The R template is outdated.

I am attaching to this bug a patch to correct the template to the latest version of the packaging guidelines.
Comment 1 Pierre-YvesChibon 2010-05-06 14:11:04 EDT
FYI, I kept in the template:
%global packname  %(echo %{name} | sed -e 's/^R-//')
although it does not work for me here (but I guess this should be a different bug)
Comment 2 Ville Skyttä 2010-05-06 15:18:17 EDT
I redid the patch because the one in initial comment contained apparently whitespace only changes that I don't think belong in the template (for consistency with others) and make it harder to see what's going on with the changes, please take a look at the git version to see if I missed something (and if I did, patches against that version are welcome).


Fixes also welcome to the %global packname thing if the current thing doesn't work.
Comment 3 Pierre-YvesChibon 2010-05-06 16:00:53 EDT
Looks good to me (pity for the spaces though, I liked when headers are aligned).

I have been discussing regarding:
%ifarch noarch
Requires:       R-core

It could be changed to a simple
Requires:       R-core # only needed for noarch

For the packname I'll see if I find something.
Comment 4 Ville Skyttä 2010-05-07 06:49:29 EDT
(Again for consistency with other spec templates)

I'll put this back to NEEDINFO regarding the packname issue.
Comment 5 Ville Skyttä 2010-05-18 11:53:38 EDT
I took a look at the packname issue and I now believe it is a problem in rpm, see bug 593363.  One workaround seems to be to use %define instead of %global.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2010-09-27 14:47:16 EDT
rpmdevtools-7.10-1.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2010-10-08 16:44:35 EDT
rpmdevtools-7.10-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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