Hello! Also, packaging baresip for Fedora

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Sun Sep 29 16:14:30 UTC 2013

On Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:59:43 -0400, Lars Kellogg-Stedman wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I've just submitted my first package review request to Fedora
> (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1013363), which is for
> "libre" (http://www.creytiv.com/re.html).  This is a dependency for
> "baresip" (http://www.creytiv.com/baresip.html), which is a barebones
> SIP client that I've found very useful for testing SIP connectivity.
> I would ultimately like to get baresip into Fedora, but I will first
> need to get the libre and librem libraries packaged first.
> I've done a lot of packaging in the past for personal and/or work
> related projects, but this is my first time trying to share work with
> the larger community.

Doesn't look too bad ;) judging based on very brief look at the spec file,
but it violates the Static Library Packaging Guidelines, and I wonder
who "owns" %{_datadir}/re?

* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#Packaging_Static_Libraries
* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#File_and_Directory_Ownership
 -> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:UnownedDirectories

> %{_libdir}/libre.so

A version-less library is less than ideal, however. How stable is the API/ABI?

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