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Bug 232728 - Review Request: ws-common-utils - Common utilities from the Apache Web Services Project
Summary: Review Request: ws-common-utils - Common utilities from the Apache Web Servic...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andrew Overholt
QA Contact: Fedora Package Reviews List
Depends On:
Blocks: 232725 233004
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-16 21:10 UTC by Anthony Green
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-03-20 01:52:55 UTC
overholt: fedora-review+
wtogami: fedora-cvs+

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Description Anthony Green 2007-03-16 21:10:13 UTC
Spec URL:
This is version 1.0.1 of the common utilities from the Apache Web
Services Project.

Comment 1 Anthony Green 2007-03-16 21:13:21 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)
> Spec URL:

Oops.  This is really...

Comment 2 Andrew Overholt 2007-03-19 15:20:27 UTC
APPROVED.  Thanks, Anthony!

* package is named appropriately
* it is legal for Fedora to distribute this?
* license field matches the actual license.
* license is open source-compatible.
* specfile name matches %{name}
* verify source and patches
* summary and description okay
* correct buildroot
* %{?dist} used properly
* license text included in package and marked with %doc
* packages meets FHS (
* rpmlint on ws-commons-util-1.0.1-1.src.rpm gives no output
* changelog fine
* Packager tag not used
* Vendor tag not used
* Distribution tag not used
* License and not Copyright used 
* Summary tag does not end in a period
* no PreReq
* specfile is legible
* package successfully compiles and builds on at least x86
* BuildRequires are proper
* summary should be a short and concise description of the package
* description expands upon summary
* lines are <= 80 characters (where appropriate)
* specfile written in American English
* no -doc sub-package necessary
* packages including libraries should exclude static libraries if possible
* don't use rpath
* config files should usually be marked with %config(noreplace)
* not a GUI app
* no -devel sub-package necessary
* macros used appropriately and consistently
* %makeinstall not used
* no locale data
* consider using cp -p to preserve timestamps
* split Requires(pre,post) into two separate lines
* package not relocatable
* package contains code
* package owns all directories and files
* no %files duplicates
* file permissions okay; %defattrs present
* %clean present
* %doc files do not affect runtime
* not a web app
* verify the final provides and requires of the binary RPMs
  $ rpm -qp --provides ../RPMS/i386/ws-commons-util-javadoc-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm
  ws-commons-util-javadoc = 1.0.1-1
  $ rpm -qp --provides ../RPMS/i386/ws-commons-util-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm  
  ws-commons-util = 1.0.1-1
* run rpmlint on the binary RPMs
  $ rpmlint ../RPMS/i386/ws-commons-util-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm 
  $ rpmlint ../RPMS/i386/ws-commons-util-javadoc-1.0.1-1.i386.rpm
  W: ws-commons-util-javadoc non-standard-group Development/Documentation

* package should include license text in the package and mark it with %doc
* package should build on i386
? package should build in mock
  . I haven't tried, but I don't anticipate any problems.

Comment 3 Anthony Green 2007-03-19 15:39:02 UTC
New Package CVS Request
Package Name: ws-common-utils
Short Description: Common utilities from the Apache Web Services Project
Branches: devel

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