[Fedora-packaging] rpmlint check for proper %defattr?

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Sat Jul 28 17:01:11 UTC 2007

I'm seeing a lot of reviews lately with complaints about %defattr.  I
admit to not always checking it myself, but this seems to be the kind
of thing that rpmlint could easily check for.

I know that the complete lack of %defattr is problematic, but I'm not
sure whether "%defattr(-,root,root)" is a blocker or not.  The only
place it seems to be mentioned is in %lang section of the guidelines
(and in templates contained in the various language-specific

 - J<

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