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Bug 314161 - Review Request: noip - Dynamic DNS client for
Summary: Review Request: noip - Dynamic DNS client for
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: 2007-10-01 16:50 UTC by Filip Brcic
Modified: 2008-11-06 20:25 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-12-14 06:33:25 UTC

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Description Filip Brcic 2007-10-01 16:50:40 UTC
Spec URL:
Description: This is the dynamic DNS update client for When installed, you must first run /etc/init.d/noip config to configure the client and afterwards you may put it into the /etc/rc.d/rcX.d directory (chkconfig --levels 35 noip on). This spec is ported from PLD Linux, but the newer version is used than in PLD Linux.

This is my first package and I would be grateful if somebody would like to be my sponsor.

Comment 1 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-11-07 11:14:15 UTC

* For general packaging issue, you can refer to
* You can also check your rpms using rpmlint (in rpmlint package)
  as "rpmlint *.rpm" "rpmlint noip" to detect general packaging

A. For spec file:
A-1  Description section
  * Epoch
    - Please don't introduce Epoch from first.

  * License
    - License tag is now invalid. Please refer to

  * Group
    - Group "Networking/Daemons" is invalid. You can check this
      by "rpmlint noip-*.src.rpm".
      And please refer to "rpmlint -I non-standard-group".

  * Initscripts related dependency
    - Please refer to the section "Services" of

  * BuildRoot
    - The valid BuildRoot for Fedora is also written on

A-2 %prep, %build, %install, %clean section
  * Macros consistency
    - If you want to use macros for commands, please use them consistently.
      For example, you use %__make, but you don't use %__rm or %__install.
    - And please use %_initrddir for /etc/rc.d/init.d

A-3 scriptlets section
  * service-default-enabled
    - service should not be enabled by default
      - Please remove "service noip restart" from %post. If you want to
        do this, this must be "condrestart".
      - And the line
# chkconfig:    2345 15 89
        in %_initrddir/noip should be
# chkconfig:    - 15 89
  * Typo?
    - What is %service in %preun scriptlet?

A-4 %files entry
  * nobody owner
    - Usually a daemon should be run as a unique owner.
      For this package, you should create "noip" user/group for example
      and noip script should be run as noip user.
      Please also refer to:
      for how to create user/group.

B. The rest rpmlint issue:
  - For rpmlint issue, you can see the explanation of them by
    "rpmlint -I mixed-use-of-spaces-and-tabs", for example
    Please remove rpmlint issue as much as possible.

    If you have some reasons the rpmlint complaint should not be
    fixed, please write the reasons on this bug.

C. Some notes
  * For %_initrddir/noip:
    - For example, perhaps the line:
      is the typo of
      , isn't it?

Comment 2 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-11-17 13:20:39 UTC

Comment 3 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-11-26 12:53:51 UTC
ping again?

Comment 4 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-12-03 12:48:02 UTC
This bug will be closed if no response from the reporter is received
by 2007-Dec-14 (last my comment 1 + 1 month + 1 week)

Comment 5 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-12-14 06:33:25 UTC

If someone wants to import this package info Fedora, please submit
a new review request, thank you!

Comment 6 Susi Lehtola 2008-11-06 20:25:54 UTC
New package review request at:

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