[Bug 552822] Merge Review: perltidy - Tool for indenting and reformatting Perl scripts

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Wed Jan 6 12:35:30 UTC 2010

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--- Comment #3 from Matej Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com>  2010-01-06 07:35:29 EDT ---
+ GOOD: rpmlint is bradford:rpmbuild$ rpmlint -i
bradford:devel$ rpmlint -i perltidy-20090616-3.fc13.src.rpm
1 packages and 0 specfiles checked; 0 errors, 0 warnings.
bradford:devel$ rpmlint -i noarch/perltidy-20090616-3.fc13.noarch.rpm 
1 packages and 0 specfiles checked; 0 errors, 0 warnings.
+ GOOD: The package is named according to the Package Naming Guidelines .
+ GOOD: The spec file name matches the base package %{name}, in the format
Package is long time in the practice so renaming doesn't make much sense (and
the name makes sense).
+ GOOD: The package is licensed with a Fedora approved license and meet the
Licensing Guidelines.
- BAD: The License field in the package spec file matches the actual license.
Actually it should be GPLv2 only (not GPLv2+ ... cannot find anywhere "or
+ GOOD: COPYING file is in %doc.
+ GOOD: The spec file is written in American English.
+ GOOD: The spec file for the package is legible.
+ GOOD: The sources used to build the package matches the upstream source,
as provided in the spec URL.
MD5: 63baa94a96fc5c272e06e72e589e7673
+ GOOD: The package successfully compiles and build into binary rpms on at
least one supported architecture.
yes, builds on x86_64/F12
+ GOOD: it's noarch so no issues with other architectures.
+ GOOD: All build dependencies are listed in BuildRequires. (builds in koji)
+ GOOD: The spec file MUST handle locales properly.
  No locale support.
+ GOOD: %post and %postun scripts OK
no scripts
+ GOOD: not relocatable
- UNSURE: A package owns all directories that it creates.
I don't like this in %files:
Is this correct? Why not just
+ GOOD: A package does not contain any duplicate files in the %files listing.
+ GOOD: Permissions on files are set automatically.
+ GOOD: Each package have a %clean section.
+ GOOD: Each package consistently use macros.
+ GOOD: The package contains code, or permissable content.
+ GOOD: No large documentation files, so no a -doc subpackage.
+ GOOD: Files registered in %doc does not affect the runtime of the
+ GOOD: No header files.
+ GOOD: No static libraries.
+ GOOD: No pkgconfig(.pc) files.
+ GOOD: .so file is provided in -devel package.
no .so file
+ GOOD: Correct Requires in -devel subpackage.
no -devel package
+ GOOD: No .la libtool archives.
+ GOOD: Packages does not contain GUI applications.
+ GOOD: Packages does not own files or directories owned by other packages.
+ GOOD: Runs rm -rf $RPM_BUILD_ROOT in %install
+ GOOD: All filenames in rpm packages are valid UTF-8.
+ GOOD: Includes license text.

Please correct the indicated issues.

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