Bug 737052 - Spicebird contains its own, embedded copy of the bzip2/libbzip2 library
Summary: Spicebird contains its own, embedded copy of the bzip2/libbzip2 library
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: spicebird
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Steven M. Parrish
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Whiteboard:
Depends On: 737050
Blocks: 737054
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-09-09 13:26 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2012-08-07 19:23 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of: 737050
: 737054 (view as bug list)
Environment:
Last Closed: 2012-08-07 19:23:31 UTC


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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2011-09-09 13:26:51 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #737050 +++

Description of problem:
The version of the spicebird package, as shipped with Fedora release of 15 contains its own, embedded copy of the bzip2/libbzip2 package under path:

BUILD/spicebird-0.7.1/mozilla/modules/libbz2

but the bzip2 package is available as a separate package in Fedora 15. Current version bzip2-1.0.6-3.fc15 (while spicebird includes v1.0.4). It is not a good practice to use own embedded copy of some tool / library, when the system wide equivalent is available (because in case of security flaw in bzip2, both of bzip2 and spicebird packages will need to be updated).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
spicebird-0.7.1-1.fc11

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild -bp spicebird.spec
2. BUILD/spicebird-0.7.1/mozilla/modules/libbz2
3.  ls
Makefile.in  src
  
Actual results:
spicebird contains its own, embedded copy of bzip2/libbzip2 package.

Expected results:
spicebird should require system wide bzip2 package.

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