Archive talk:BuildingPackagesGuide

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Thoughts:

  • Add 'rpmlint' checks ?
  • Add where you can find 'valid' licenses and groups ?
  • Suggest that if it has an Obsoletes: tag, it should also have a Provides: tag to match ?
  • These are good items to reference:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/ScriptletSnippets

  • Show an example where a user/group is created on install, checked on upgrade, and removed on uninstall ?
  • Show how to gpg sign the package after it's been created ?
  • Show how to clean up after building a package - rpmdev-rmdevelrpms ?
  • Demonstrate the use of %ghost ?