Packaging Guidelines - creating tarball from VCS with script

Emanuel Rietveld codehotter at
Mon May 14 13:06:19 UTC 2012

On 05/14/2012 03:02 PM, Tomas Radej wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if Packaging Guidelines could be amended so that even when creating tarball from VCS, using a standalone shell script would be mandatory (see ). I believe this could allow easier reviews and package updates as there would be no need to copy&paste code from comments, and checking for package's checksum could be (at least partially) automated for the fedora-review tool.
> What do you think?
> Regards,

I think this is a very good idea, and I'm going to do this for my next 
package. Thank you for suggesting it.


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