Our static Libraries packaging guidelines once more

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Tue Jan 5 18:07:18 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 12:27 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Tom \"spot\" Callaway" <tcallawa at redhat.com> writes:
> > On 01/05/2010 11:30 AM, Jesse Keating wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 11:03 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> >>> On the other hand, with the
> >>> guideline being so widely ignored, I'm not in a hurry to do work to
> >>> comply with it ... 
> >> 
> >> Isn't that a chicken/egg problem?
> > It really is.
> Well, fwiw, I have to fix the same two spec files for the %define
> problem, so I'm going to take care of this today while it's fresh in
> mind.  But there's a general issue that new things keep getting added
> to the packaging guidelines and there's no very good mechanism to
> detect whether existing packages ever get updated to comply.
> 			regards, tom lane

In the future when we have AutoQA online we'll be able to add new tests
for new guidelines and alert maintainers who's specs fall out of.. er..

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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