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== Testing ==
 
== Testing ==
 
Some add-ons have not yet updated their test suites for GAP 4.8.  If a GAP add-on's test suite invokes <code>ReadTest(foo)</code>, modify it to invoke <code>Test(foo, rec( compareFunction := "uptowhitespace" ) )</code> instead for Fedora 24 and later.
 
Some add-ons have not yet updated their test suites for GAP 4.8.  If a GAP add-on's test suite invokes <code>ReadTest(foo)</code>, modify it to invoke <code>Test(foo, rec( compareFunction := "uptowhitespace" ) )</code> instead for Fedora 24 and later.
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== Example spec files ==
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This section contains sample spec files for each of the 3 documentation styles.  These samples may be used as templates for the creation of new GAP packages.
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=== TTH example ===
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<pre>
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%global pkgname foo
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Name:          gap-pkg-%{pkgname}
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Version:        1.0
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Release:        1%{?dist}
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Summary:        Compute fooishness with GAP
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License:        GPLv2+
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URL:            http://www.example.com/
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Source0:        http://www.example.com/%{pkgname}/%{pkgname}-%{version}.tar.gz
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BuildArch:      noarch
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BuildRequires:  gap-devel
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BuildRequires:  tth
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Requires:      gap-core
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%description
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This package contains the foo() function written in the GAP language.
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%prep
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%setup -q -n %{pkgname}
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# Use updated gapmacro.tex
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rm -f doc/gapmacro.tex
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ln -s %{_gap_dir}/doc/gapmacro.tex doc/gapmacro.tex
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%build
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# Link to main GAP documentation
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ln -s %{_gap_dir}/etc ../../etc
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ln -s %{_gap_dir}/doc ../../doc
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pushd doc
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./make_doc
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popd
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rm -f ../../{doc,etc}
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%install
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mkdir -p %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
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cp -a ../%{pkgname} %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
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rm -f %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/make_doc
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rm -fr %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/*.{aux,bbl,blg,idx,ilg,ind,log,toc}
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%files
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%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc
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%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/htm
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%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/
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</pre>
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=== GAPDoc example ===
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<pre>
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%global pkgname bar
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Name:          gap-pkg-%{pkgname}
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Version:        1.0
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Release:        1%{?dist}
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Summary:        Compute bar values with GAP
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License:        GPLv2+
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URL:            http://www.example.com/
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Source0:        http://www.example.com/%{pkgname}/%{pkgname}-%{version}.tar.gz
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BuildArch:      noarch
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BuildRequires:  gap-devel
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BuildRequires:  GAPDoc-latex
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Requires:      gap-core
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%description
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This package contains the bar() function written in the GAP language.
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%prep
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%setup -q -n %{pkgname}
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%build
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# Link to main GAP documentation
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ln -s %{_gap_dir}/doc ../../doc
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pushd doc
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gap -l "$PWD/../..;%{_gap_dir}" < makedocrel.g
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popd
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rm -f ../../doc
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%install
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mkdir -p %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
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cp -a ../%{pkgname} %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
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rm -fr %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/*.{aux,bbl,blg,idx,ilg,ind,log,toc}
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%files
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%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc
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%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/
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</pre>
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=== Autodoc example ===
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<pre>
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%global pkgname baz
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Name:          gap-pkg-%{pkgname}
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Version:        1.0
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Release:        1%{?dist}
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Summary:        Compute the baz function with GAP
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License:        GPLv2+
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URL:            http://www.example.com/
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Source0:        http://www.example.com/%{pkgname}/%{pkgname}-%{version}.tar.gz
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BuildArch:      noarch
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BuildRequires:  gap-devel
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BuildRequires:  gap-pkg-autodoc
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Requires:      gap-core
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%description
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This package contains the baz() function written in the GAP language.
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%prep
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%setup -q -n %{pkgname}
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%build
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gap makedoc.g
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%install
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mkdir -p %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
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cp -a ../%{pkgname} %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
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rm -fr %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/*.{aux,bbl,blg,idx,ilg,ind,log,toc}
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%files
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%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc
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%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/
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</pre>

Latest revision as of 03:48, 22 May 2016

This document describes the conventions and customs surrounding the proper packaging of GAP add-on packages in Fedora. Throughout this document, we use the word add-on to substitute for GAP upstream's use of the word package, to avoid confusion with RPM packages.

Naming

The main GAP package and its attendant libraries and help system are in packages named gap, gap-libs, gap-core, gap-online-help, gap-devel, and gap-vim. To distinguish add-on packages from these core packages, add-ons have names of the form gap-pkg-foo. For example, the FGA add-on is named gap-pkg-fga.

Add-on Location

GAP add-ons are written to be installed simply by unpacking them in an existing GAP directory tree. For most add-ons, the only build action necessary is building the documentation. However, since the add-on authors assumed this would happen within the GAP tree, add-ons freely use relative paths to access GAP files. For example, packages that use TTH to build documentation (see below) commonly invoke ../../../convert.pl. The RPM spec file must account for this, either by altering the add-on to point to paths under %{_gap_dir}, or by creating symbolic links to create the appearance that the build is taking place inside the GAP tree. If the add-on is altered for the build, the spec file should arrange for the original (unaltered) files to be installed, so that paths are correct after installation.

BuildRequires

All add-ons must include BuildRequires: gap-devel, as that package contains essential tools needed for compiling binary modules and building documentation, as well as a set of RPM macros for use in spec files. Each add-on also must contain a BuildRequires that is dependent on the documentation style used by the GAP add-on.

TTH

Add-ons that use a buildman.pe or convert.pl script to build documentation also need BuildRequires: tth in order to build HTML documentation pages from TeX input. Some add-ons bundle these scripts, as well as a few auxiliary files. Add-ons containing any of the following files should be modified to link to the version of the file contained in the gap or gap-devel packages.

  • gapmacro.tex%{_gap_dir}/doc/gapmacro.tex
  • gapmacrodoc.tex%{_gap_dir}/doc/gapmacrodoc.tex
  • manualbib.xml%{_gap_dir}/doc/manualbib.xml
  • manualbib.xml.bib%{_gap_dir}/doc/manualbib.xml.bib
  • manualindex%{_gap_dir}/doc/manualindex
  • buildman.pe%{_gap_dir}/etc/buildman.pe
  • convert.pl%{_gap_dir}/etc/convert.pl

GAPDoc

Add-ons that use GAPDoc to build documentation must include BuildRequires: GAPDoc-latex to pull in the necessary LaTeX packages. These packages do not need Requires: GAPDoc, since gap-core depends on GAPDoc.

Autodoc

Add-ons that use Autodoc to build documentation must include BuildRequires: gap-pkg-autodoc. Such packages do not need to include BuildRequires: GAPDoc-latex, as the Autodoc package Requires: GAPDoc-latex.

Requires, Recommends, and Suggests

All add-ons must include Requires: gap-core. In addition, dependencies on other GAP packages, as recorded in PackageInfo.g, must be specified, with the exception of GAPDoc, as noted above. GAP has a 2-level dependency system, specified with NeededOtherPackages and SuggestedOtherPackages tags in PackageInfo.g. How these dependencies map onto the 3-level RPM dependency system of Requires, Recommends, and Suggests is left to the discretion of the Fedora packager.

Unnecessary Files

GAP add-ons are intended to be unpacked in place within a GAP directory tree. Ordinarily, the entire distribution directory is copied into %{_gap_dir}/pkg. This includes the documentation directories, which are consumed by the tools contained in gap-online-help. However, some files are not needed in the final install directory. Files that should not appear there include:

  • Textual descriptions of the add-on, such as a README
  • License files (COPYING, COPYRIGHT, LICENSE, etc.)
  • Files for building documentation, often called make_doc
  • Files generated by LaTeX, including files with these suffixes:
    • .aux
    • .bbl
    • .blg
    • .idx
    • .ilg
    • .ind
    • .log
    • .toc

Note that License files must still be included in the package with the %license tag, and other documentation such as README files can be included as %doc.

Documentation

Since GAP documentation must be installed under %{_gap_dir}/pkg for the builtin documentation browser to find it, such documentation should not be duplicated with %doc. However, the documentation should still be marked as such so that documentation-free installs work as expected. Most add-ons should include %docdir declarations in the %files section of the spec file; e.g., %docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc and %docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/htm.

Testing

Some add-ons have not yet updated their test suites for GAP 4.8. If a GAP add-on's test suite invokes ReadTest(foo), modify it to invoke Test(foo, rec( compareFunction := "uptowhitespace" ) ) instead for Fedora 24 and later.

Example spec files

This section contains sample spec files for each of the 3 documentation styles. These samples may be used as templates for the creation of new GAP packages.

TTH example

%global pkgname foo

Name:           gap-pkg-%{pkgname}
Version:        1.0
Release:        1%{?dist}
Summary:        Compute fooishness with GAP

License:        GPLv2+
URL:            http://www.example.com/
Source0:        http://www.example.com/%{pkgname}/%{pkgname}-%{version}.tar.gz
BuildArch:      noarch

BuildRequires:  gap-devel
BuildRequires:  tth

Requires:       gap-core

%description
This package contains the foo() function written in the GAP language.

%prep
%setup -q -n %{pkgname}

# Use updated gapmacro.tex
rm -f doc/gapmacro.tex
ln -s %{_gap_dir}/doc/gapmacro.tex doc/gapmacro.tex

%build
# Link to main GAP documentation
ln -s %{_gap_dir}/etc ../../etc
ln -s %{_gap_dir}/doc ../../doc
pushd doc
./make_doc
popd
rm -f ../../{doc,etc}

%install
mkdir -p %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
cp -a ../%{pkgname} %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
rm -f %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/make_doc
rm -fr %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/*.{aux,bbl,blg,idx,ilg,ind,log,toc}

%files
%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc
%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/htm
%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/

GAPDoc example

%global pkgname bar

Name:           gap-pkg-%{pkgname}
Version:        1.0
Release:        1%{?dist}
Summary:        Compute bar values with GAP

License:        GPLv2+
URL:            http://www.example.com/
Source0:        http://www.example.com/%{pkgname}/%{pkgname}-%{version}.tar.gz
BuildArch:      noarch

BuildRequires:  gap-devel
BuildRequires:  GAPDoc-latex

Requires:       gap-core

%description
This package contains the bar() function written in the GAP language.

%prep
%setup -q -n %{pkgname}

%build
# Link to main GAP documentation
ln -s %{_gap_dir}/doc ../../doc
pushd doc
gap -l "$PWD/../..;%{_gap_dir}" < makedocrel.g
popd
rm -f ../../doc

%install
mkdir -p %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
cp -a ../%{pkgname} %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
rm -fr %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/*.{aux,bbl,blg,idx,ilg,ind,log,toc}

%files
%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc
%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/

Autodoc example

%global pkgname baz

Name:           gap-pkg-%{pkgname}
Version:        1.0
Release:        1%{?dist}
Summary:        Compute the baz function with GAP

License:        GPLv2+
URL:            http://www.example.com/
Source0:        http://www.example.com/%{pkgname}/%{pkgname}-%{version}.tar.gz
BuildArch:      noarch

BuildRequires:  gap-devel
BuildRequires:  gap-pkg-autodoc

Requires:       gap-core

%description
This package contains the baz() function written in the GAP language.

%prep
%setup -q -n %{pkgname}

%build
gap makedoc.g

%install
mkdir -p %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
cp -a ../%{pkgname} %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg
rm -fr %{buildroot}%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc/*.{aux,bbl,blg,idx,ilg,ind,log,toc}

%files
%docdir %{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/doc
%{_gap_dir}/pkg/%{pkgname}/