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Bug 304391 - Review Request: pidgin-gfire - xFire protocol plug-in for Pidgin
Summary: Review Request: pidgin-gfire - xFire protocol plug-in for Pidgin
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-09-25 02:50 UTC by Brendan Ross
Modified: 2008-01-15 22:06 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-10-30 20:16:36 UTC

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Description Brendan Ross 2007-09-25 02:50:38 UTC
Spec URL:
Description: this is a plug-in under development which allows Pidgin to connect to the popular xFire network ( (This is my first package)

Comment 1 Xavier Bachelot 2007-10-20 23:47:22 UTC
- package name follows guidelines : OK
- spec file name follows guidelines : OK
- Release: follows guidelines for a pre-release : OK 
- Summary: ends with a dot and is probably too long : NOK
  suggestion : Summary: Pidgin plugin for xfire network
- Source URL is good and tarball match upstream : OK
- License: is correct, is allowed in Fedora and match sources : OK
- Text of license is packaged : OK
- BuildRoot: is correct : OK
- Typos in Description : s/incrimenting/incrementing/
  This package not supported by the official Xfire team : missing 'is' and
missing period.
- Static libs are removed : OK
- Macros are used consistently : OK
- Don't package INSTALL file, it's empty : NOK
- Don't package NEWS file, it's mostly empty and point to CHANGELOG
- BuildRequires: and Requires: are correct : OK
- Spec file is legible : OK 
- Builds fine on i386 : OK
- Rpmlint output will be clean once you've removed the empty INSTALL file and
fixed the Summary:

This is not a fully valid review, as I'm also looking for a sponsor, but I hope
it helps.

Comment 2 Brendan Ross 2007-10-30 20:16:36 UTC
I asked about packaging in #fedora-devel. If anybody else wants to package this,
be my guest. I won't comment on why I won't package things.


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