Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 957251
Review Request: minivmac - a miniature early Macintosh emulator
Last modified: 2015-08-21 05:50:42 EDT
Spec URL: http://184.108.40.206/fedora/minivmac/minivmac.spec
SRPM URL: http://220.127.116.11/fedora/minivmac/minivmac-3.2.3-1.fc18.src.rpm
Mini vMac is a miniature 68k architecture emulator.
Packaged version emulates Macintosh Plus.
Project website: http://minivmac.sourceforge.net
Fedora Account System Username: przemub
Hello. This is my first package sent to Fedora, then I need a benevolent soul that will indicate me my faults :). I've sent SRPM to koji: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=5305422.
"# Mini vMac source tarball is generated for each supported architecture
# by enviromnent that runs inside the emulator.
# More info: http://minivmac.sourceforge.net/doc/build.html"
I'm not sure that's compliant with the Fedora guidelines. It certainly seems like a chicken/egg problem. You need the source tarball to build the emulator to output the source tarball to build the emulator to...:)
Is there some reason upstream can't just provide a directly buildable source tarball? It seems a weird way to do things.
The issue with requiring a proprietary firmware to do anything useful may possibly be problematic too. I'm gonna set "Blocks: FE-Legal" to let the legal eagles have a look at this.
Per http://minivmac.sourceforge.net/doc/about.html, this requires the original ROM image to run, so it's not acceptable in Fedora. Please move the review request to RPMFusion and close this one.
Closing per #3.