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Bug 589705 - Update R template
Summary: Update R template
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpmdevtools
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ville Skyttä
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 593363
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-06 17:56 UTC by Pierre-YvesChibon
Modified: 2010-10-08 20:44 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 7.9-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-05-20 20:37:38 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch to change the template to the latest guidelines (deleted)
2010-05-06 17:56 UTC, Pierre-YvesChibon
no flags Details | Diff

Description Pierre-YvesChibon 2010-05-06 17:56:53 UTC
Created attachment 412132 [details]
Patch to change the template to the latest guidelines

Description of problem:
The R template is outdated.

I am attaching to this bug a patch to correct the template to the latest version of the packaging guidelines.

Comment 1 Pierre-YvesChibon 2010-05-06 18:11:04 UTC
FYI, I kept in the template:
%global packname  %(echo %{name} | sed -e 's/^R-//')
although it does not work for me here (but I guess this should be a different bug)

Comment 2 Ville Skyttä 2010-05-06 19:18:17 UTC
I redid the patch because the one in initial comment contained apparently whitespace only changes that I don't think belong in the template (for consistency with others) and make it harder to see what's going on with the changes, please take a look at the git version to see if I missed something (and if I did, patches against that version are welcome).;a=summary

Fixes also welcome to the %global packname thing if the current thing doesn't work.

Comment 3 Pierre-YvesChibon 2010-05-06 20:00:53 UTC
Looks good to me (pity for the spaces though, I liked when headers are aligned).

I have been discussing regarding:
%ifarch noarch
Requires:       R-core

It could be changed to a simple
Requires:       R-core # only needed for noarch

For the packname I'll see if I find something.

Comment 4 Ville Skyttä 2010-05-07 10:49:29 UTC;a=commitdiff;h=594de67423252e833f987e048574e5d8974543f8
(Again for consistency with other spec templates)

I'll put this back to NEEDINFO regarding the packname issue.

Comment 5 Ville Skyttä 2010-05-18 15:53:38 UTC
I took a look at the packname issue and I now believe it is a problem in rpm, see bug 593363.  One workaround seems to be to use %define instead of %global.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2010-09-27 18:47:16 UTC
rpmdevtools-7.10-1.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2010-10-08 20:44:35 UTC
rpmdevtools-7.10-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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