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Bug 606127 - Review Request: colortool - useful tool for web-designers/graphic artists
Summary: Review Request: colortool - useful tool for web-designers/graphic artists
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: 2010-06-20 20:07 UTC by Tobias Vogel
Modified: 2012-06-15 20:00 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2012-06-15 20:00:57 UTC

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Description Tobias Vogel 2010-06-20 20:07:51 UTC
Spec URL:
Description: converts between color models, chooses web-safe colors & generates color-charts
PLEASE NOTE: This is my first package and I am looking for a sponsor. Thanks!

Comment 1 Michael Schwendt 2010-06-22 18:34:34 UTC
Only a brief look at the spec:

> Release: 20102006svn%{?dist}

> Requires: qt

> %description

The guidelines are not very specific, but you are supposed to construct _full sentences_ in the description. Would not be a blocker criterion, though.

> /usr/bin/colortool
> /usr/share/pixmaps/colortool.xpm
> /usr/share/applications/ColorTool.desktop
> /usr/share/applnk/Graphics/ColorTool.kdelnk
> /usr/share/colortool/translations/*

> /usr/share/colortool/translations/*

Comment 2 Tobias Vogel 2010-06-22 20:32:32 UTC
I am sorry for the incorrect build.
Hopefully, this one is better...



Comment 3 Tobias Vogel 2010-06-24 14:44:21 UTC
I just updated the package; so the current file urls are:




Comment 4 Martin Gieseking 2010-08-19 15:06:09 UTC
Hi Tobias,

here are some more quick comments on your spec file:

- The summary is too generic. It should tell what the program does, not who the intended users are. :)

- Drop at least the revision number (-7) from BR: qt-devel >= 4.5.3-7
  (probably, "4.5" instead of "4.5.3" is sufficient too)

- Add BR: desktop-file-utils.

- You can drop Requires: qt (it's automatically picked up as a dependency).

- The creation of the .desktop looks a bit complicated. I recommend to replace it with a heredoc, e.g. like this:

cat <<EOT >%{name}.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Comment=Colorspace converter and color chooser

Also, move these lines to the %build section. 

- In the %install section install the .desktop file with
desktop-file-install --dir=%{buildroot}%{_datadir}/applications %{name}.desktop
(the additional parameters given in your spec are not necessary)

- drop export BINDIR/DATADIR from %install (not required)

- the "install" line for the manpage can be shortened as follows:
  install -m 644 -p colortool.1 %{buildroot}%{_mandir}/man1/

- Don't mix $RPM_BUILD_ROOT and %{buildroot}. Use only one of both.

- In %files, replace 
  %{_mandir}/man1/colortool.1* or %{_mandir}/man1/%{name}.1*
  because you should not rely on a concrete compression format in the spec file

- Add a newline between the %changelog revisions to increase legibility.

That's all for now. :)

Comment 5 Jason Tibbitts 2010-11-23 20:01:08 UTC
It's been several months since that commentary with no response from the submitter.  I will close this soon if there is no further progress.

Comment 6 Tobias Vogel 2010-12-26 06:38:07 UTC
I am sorry for my inactivity for this bug. I learned a lot and adjusted my SPEC-file according to this advices.
Because I am currently working on a new version of my tool, I didn't post a newer SPEC-file so far, as dependencies are changing while I'm working on the new version.
I will be back soon, with the new version of this tool and an updated SPEC-file for both, this and the upcoming version.

Comment 7 Jason Tibbitts 2012-06-15 20:00:57 UTC
After another 1.5 years with no progress, I'll just close this out.  You can reopen in the future if you do come up with that new package.

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