Package maintainers -- want test results by mail?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Thu Jun 3 04:01:19 UTC 2010

On 06/02/2010 08:23 PM, seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 10:46 -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 19:41 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
>>> And I doubt that python scripts in below
>>> /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages usually need to be executable. Since
>>> yum works without any problems, these tons of errors are useless, too.
>>> And they make it only harder to find real errors. I did not think more
>>> about the other quoted rpmlint messages.
>> It's complaining because the files have #! in them, likely to assist in
>> self tests, but the files aren't marked as executable.  That could
>> actually be fixed upstream, either mark them as executable or remove the
>> #!s.
> I've considered removing them in  upstream just to shut rpmlint up.
> As irritating as that is.


rpmlint is warning about details which don't cause malfunctions or are 
harmful. This behavior is useful when being used as an interactive aid 
to assist a packager/reviewer. But I don't consider this behavior to be 
useful when rpmlint is being used as part of an automated QA process.


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