[Fedora-packaging] Re: Group tag in spec files

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Sun Sep 7 02:28:14 UTC 2008

On Sat, Sep 06, 2008 at 02:03:25PM -0400, Tom spot Callaway wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-09-06 at 18:24 +0100, Tim Jackson wrote:
> > Just a thought: perhaps the Packaging Guidelines should have a comment 
> > about formulating the "Group" tag in spec files? If nothing else they 
> > could tell you to go and read /usr/share/doc/rpm-*/GROUPS, but a bit of 
> > advice would probably be welcome there, especially for new contributors.
> Hmm, I know that we decided that we were not concerned with what went
> into the Group tag, but I don't see this reflected in the guidelines
> anywhere.

We decided to ignore Grup tag --- literally :)

How about just calling Group tag deprecated and to mention that
upcoming rpm (>=F10) won't even require one.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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