Proposal: Drop comps

Vít Ondruch vondruch at redhat.com
Wed Jul 15 08:20:11 UTC 2015


Dne 14.7.2015 v 22:22 Oron Peled napsal(a):
> On Tuesday 14 July 2015 10:13:43 Vít Ondruch wrote:
>> Can we just drop comps entirely (or at least trim them down
>> significantly)? I know that this will not happen from day to day, but I
>> see the comps just as an ugly workaround for missing weak dependencies,
>> which we have now.
> With all its ugliness, comps groups have another important feature -- localized *names* and *descriptions*.
>

Description and Summary can be localized in .spec file [1], where
supposedly "names" in comps terminology refers to "summary" in .spec
terminology. Including translations is encouraged in guidelines as well
[2, 3], unfortunately without any further details :/


Vít




[1]
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/30912383/rpm-package-spec-localization
[2] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:ReviewGuidelines
[3] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#summary



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