[lsb-discuss] Linux Application Checker: FHS violation and RPMTAG_PROVIDENAME count mismatch
till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 07:09:57 UTC 2014
Andrey, I would say your packages are good enough. In the current state
they will work and not break anything. You can go ahead and post them.
On 01/28/2014 01:38 AM, Mats Wichmann wrote:
> On 01/27/2014 12:59 AM, Andrey Makhalkin wrote:
>> Test does not pass.
>> If I specify single Provides, rpmbuild generates package with 3 provides:
>> With no Provides: in spec and AutoProv: no there are 2 provides:
> the limitation to only one provide in LSB dates back a very long way,
> when it was assumed you would pick a package name, register it, and to
> keep the namespace clean, you would not provide any other names.
> when there's a shared library in the package it looks like modern
> rpmbuild's can't easily be restricted from providing more than one name
> (you'd have to go fiddle with the scripts it calls). I've at least seen
> the same on Red Hat / Fedora branches, haven't really noticed if other
> variants are doing the same.
> informal discussion suggests maybe the old restriction doesn't make that
> much sense any longer. someone will file a bugzilla entry to prompt a
> bit more discussion about this. for the moment, lsbpkgchk is trying to
> enforce what the spec currently says.
> -- mats
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