[Fedora-packaging] Is md5sum compulsion in review instead sha1sum?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Oct 14 13:36:54 UTC 2009

On 10/14/2009 03:06 PM, Jon Ciesla wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On 10/14/2009 09:55 AM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

>>> (as is posting specs in
>>> addition to SRPMs BTW.
>> Not agreed. Many packaging issues can be easily be found in specs,
>> without downloading with the actual *.src.rpm.
> True. I always wget both, install the SRPM and diff the specs, and ask
> about any differences if the packager goofed. Though I certainly see
> your point, especially for extremely large pacakges, like games with
> huge globs of data (i.e. wesnoth), etc.

Another aspect, at least I use these *.specs for:
I use them as a "sneak-preview" to decide on whether I would want to get 
involved into a review or if I would prefer to abstain from it.


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