Summary of the 2007-04-03 Packaging Committee meeting

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at
Thu Apr 5 04:10:24 UTC 2007

Meeting minutes and full logs of the packaging committee meeting which
occurred on 2007-04-03 are online:

Executive summary:

The following drafts are now official guidelines, having been accepted
by FESCO last week:

 * Modifications to the Naming Guidelines for handling non-numeric

 * Mandating that filenames in RPMs be utf8:

 * Additional dist-related macros:
  * Note that redhat-rpm-config is being updated to provide these
    macros.  Currently the F7 version has them.

No issues are submitted to FESCO for ratification this week.

Misc business:

 * The issue of noarch packages which are not intended for all
   architectures was raised.  A draft is being written and everyone is
   urged to contribute.

 - J<

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