[Guidelines Change] Changes to the Packaging Guidelines

Tom Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Thu Mar 24 17:34:58 UTC 2011

Here are the changes to the Fedora Packaging Guidelines for this week:


The Packaging:PHP guidelines have been updated to reflect that PEAR
documentation provided by upstream are installed in %{pear_docdir},
should stay there, and must be marked as %doc.

Additionally, the definition of pear_docdir has been defined as



The Java guidelines have been updated to add information and sample
template for Maven 3 (Fedora 15+).



These guidelines (and changes) were approved by the Fedora Packaging
Committee (FPC).

Many thanks to Remi Collet, Stanislav Ochotnicky, and all of the members
of the FPC, for assisting in drafting, refining, and passing these

As a reminder: The Fedora Packaging Guidelines are living documents! If
you find something missing, incorrect, or in need of revision, you can
suggest a draft change. The procedure for this is documented here:



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