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Bug 83189 - URL must be mandatory
Summary: URL must be mandatory
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: phoebe
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-01-31 03:16 UTC by acount closed by user
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:50 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-31 16:20:04 UTC


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Description acount closed by user 2003-01-31 03:16:52 UTC
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Description of problem:
why does not the tag URL is mandatory in  _all_  packages?
It will make it easy the life or almost all redhat rpm should have a real url to
know where can get the package
thanks

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How reproducible:
Always

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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-01-31 16:20:04 UTC
Not all packages have URL's, so there's no
way to make mandatory.

BTW, the URL tag points to where sources and further
info can be found, not where packages can be found.

Comment 2 acount closed by user 2003-01-31 18:10:43 UTC
>Not all packages have URL's, so there's no
>way to make mandatory.

It should be recommended when you --rebuild or -b a rpm package without a URL
tag a WARNING should be showed. It will make easy locate the source(not the rpm)
package.

thanks a lot 


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