PackagingDrafts/Non-obvious spec file items

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Addition to ReviewGuidelines

SHOULD: Anything in the spec file which is not obvious should have a comment explaining it.

Addition to Packaging Guidelines

Non-Obvious Items in Spec Files

Anything in the spec file which is not obvious should have a comment explaining it.

Some examples of non-obvious items could include (but are not limited to):

  • Some explicit requires
  • Changes to optflags
  • Not using %configure or make install
  • Provides/Obsoletes
  • Modified tarballs
  • Licensing or legal related changes