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Recently some requirements to rpmlint functionality occurs. This wiki page tries to summarize them and provide information about progress of the implementation.

  • Rpmlint should check if there are manual page for each binary/script

  • Rpmlint should check if there isn't two binaries with same name in the standard binary directories

  • Rpmlint should check if specfile contains both Fedora and RHEL conditional
    • BugZilla: 572158
    • Status: Patch proposed


This checks are in planning state. It is not even decided if they are doable.

  • One file in two subpackages (Issues: %files -f for reading file list from file; usage of *)

If you have some suggestions for another useful rpmlint features, please contact Rnovacek.