FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.


» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > Redhat > Fedora Packaging

 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
 
Old 01-28-2011, 03:59 PM
Orcan Ogetbil
 
Default how to handle a common (base) package

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Jon Ciesla wrote:
> Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> During the review [1] of the redland-bindings package , I came across
>> a situation where there are common %doc files that need to be shared
>> across different bindings. These are:
>> %doc AUTHORS COPYING COPYING.LIB ChangeLog
>> %doc LICENSE.txt NEWS README TODO
>> %doc LICENSE.html NEWS.html README.html TODO.html
>> %doc LICENSE-2.0.txt NOTICE
>> %doc RELEASE.html
>>
>> The package has perl, php, python and ruby bindings, each of which has
>> its own subpackage, i.e.
>> perl-redland
>> php-redland
>> python-redland
>> ruby-redland
>> and the above are the only common files across. The question is, where
>> do these files go?
>>
>> Shall we make a common package and make all the binding subpackages
>> depend on it? If so, what shall be the name of the common package? I
>> need to add that some of the bindings have different licenses, so some
>> of the above license files may be irrelevant for some of the bindings.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Orcan
>>
>> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=659082
>> --
>> packaging mailing list
>> packaging@lists.fedoraproject.org
>> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/packaging
>>
> Put the universally common ones in a -common subpackage, and put the
> ones that only apply to some in those subpackages, I think.
>

Okay, then what will be the license of the -common subpackage?

Orcan
--
packaging mailing list
packaging@lists.fedoraproject.org
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/packaging
 
Old 01-28-2011, 04:05 PM
Jon Ciesla
 
Default how to handle a common (base) package

Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Jon Ciesla wrote:
>
>> Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>> During the review [1] of the redland-bindings package , I came across
>>> a situation where there are common %doc files that need to be shared
>>> across different bindings. These are:
>>> %doc AUTHORS COPYING COPYING.LIB ChangeLog
>>> %doc LICENSE.txt NEWS README TODO
>>> %doc LICENSE.html NEWS.html README.html TODO.html
>>> %doc LICENSE-2.0.txt NOTICE
>>> %doc RELEASE.html
>>>
>>> The package has perl, php, python and ruby bindings, each of which has
>>> its own subpackage, i.e.
>>> perl-redland
>>> php-redland
>>> python-redland
>>> ruby-redland
>>> and the above are the only common files across. The question is, where
>>> do these files go?
>>>
>>> Shall we make a common package and make all the binding subpackages
>>> depend on it? If so, what shall be the name of the common package? I
>>> need to add that some of the bindings have different licenses, so some
>>> of the above license files may be irrelevant for some of the bindings.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Orcan
>>>
>>> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=659082
>>> --
>>> packaging mailing list
>>> packaging@lists.fedoraproject.org
>>> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/packaging
>>>
>>>
>> Put the universally common ones in a -common subpackage, and put the
>> ones that only apply to some in those subpackages, I think.
>>
>>
>
> Okay, then what will be the license of the -common subpackage?
>
> Orcan
> --
> packaging mailing list
> packaging@lists.fedoraproject.org
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/packaging
>
Whatever license upstream says the main code is under. If that isn't
clear, ask them.

J

--
in your fear, seek only peace
in your fear, seek only love

-d. bowie

--
packaging mailing list
packaging@lists.fedoraproject.org
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/packaging
 

Thread Tools




All times are GMT. The time now is 01:08 PM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org