[Fedora-packaging] Re: Source Url Guidelines

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Feb 15 12:46:55 UTC 2007

Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 13:45 -0800, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>> '''
>> = Referencing Source =
>> One of the design goals of rpm is to cleanly separate upstream 
>> source from vendor modifications.  For the Fedora packager, this
>> means that sources used to build a package should be the vanilla
>>  sources available from upstream.  To help reviewers and QA scripts
>> verify this, the packager needs to indicate where a reviewer can find
>> the source that was used to make the rpm.
> caillon had this to say in the bug which spawned this:
> '''
> Looks good from the brief glance I took, but I strongly feel this whole
> thing should be a "good practises" recommendation and not a requirement.

Or, I don't know, something like "Packaging Guidelines"? (:

I like your draft, good work.

-- Rex

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