[lsb-discuss] Minor issue with details of latest packages

Mats Wichmann mats at wichmann.us
Wed Apr 10 23:30:28 UTC 2013


On 04/10/2013 05:25 PM, Craig Scott wrote:
> Looks likely to be the same issue as identified by these bug reports:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508503
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=657323
> 
> Basically, a missing version number at the end of the appropriate line
> of the changelog. It's a non-standardised thing that later versions of
> Fedora probably address by an updated version of PackageKit. I'm on
> Fedora 16 which perhaps doesn't have the fix that the PackageKit in
> Fedora 18 now has? If that's the case, it should be easy for the LSB
> package creator to check and if it is the cause, to fix/workaround as
> well.


well... we don't really make use of the changelogs in the specfile.  I
guess there's some format info someone's assuming, that we don't use in
those cases where there are updates.  I dont see "version number"
information in any of our .spec (usually .spec.sed in version control)
files based on a very cursory glance.

we count on the change history from bzr instead, for our own uses.

so maybe there's a procedure step that could be added, but I suspect
most packages of ours are "broken" this way, even if that brokenness is
non-standard stuff to begin with.





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