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Bug 166023

Summary: Review Request: BibTool. Tool for manipulating BibTeX data bases
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Patrice Dumas <pertusus>
Component: Package ReviewAssignee: Ed Hill <ed>
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Version: rawhideCC: fedora-package-review, mjg
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Description Patrice Dumas 2005-08-15 21:29:08 UTC
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BibTeX provides an easy to use means to integrate citations and
bibliographies into LaTeX documents. But the user is left alone with
the management of the BibTeX files. The program BibTool is intended to
fill this gap. BibTool allows the manipulation of BibTeX files which
goes beyond the possibilities --- and intentions --- of BibTeX.

Comment 1 Ed Hill 2005-09-02 01:54:54 UTC
Hi Patrice, heres a quick review:

small things easily fixed:
 - rpmlint reports:
     E: BibTool wrong-script-interpreter 
        /usr/share/doc/BibTool-2.48/Perl/ "/usr/local/bin/perl"
     E: BibTool wrong-script-interpreter 
        /usr/share/doc/BibTool-2.48/Tcl/bibtool.tcl "/usr/local/bin/tclsh"
 - specfile uses a mix of tabs and spaces

 - source matches upstream
 - naming is OK
 - license looks OK and is in %doc
 - builds in mock on FC-4 and runs without segfaults
 - specfile is very simple and legible
 - dir ownership is OK
 - code not content
 - no *.la or any shared libs
 - very simple and clean package

While the two rpmlint warnings are annoying, I don't think that they're 
blockers.  It would be nice if you (please!) created a patch so that the 
two rpmlint errors are fixed -- and thus the two examples would work 
automatically (someone could just copy them into their home dir and add 
execute permissions to use them).  But, its something you can do after 
importing the package into CVS.


Comment 2 Patrice Dumas 2005-09-02 08:21:28 UTC
I fixed those issues, imported and built. Thanks for the review.

Comment 3 Michael J Gruber 2012-07-19 13:53:35 UTC
Package Change Request
Package Name: BibTool 
New Branches: el6
Owners: mjg

[Package builds fine on el6.]

Comment 4 Michael J Gruber 2015-10-06 14:14:56 UTC
Package Change Request
Package Name: BibTool 
New Branches: epel7

[Package builds fine on epel7.]

Comment 5 Gwyn Ciesla 2015-10-06 17:34:55 UTC
This SCM request method has been deprecated. Please see

Comment 6 Michael J Gruber 2015-10-06 18:31:09 UTC
(In reply to Jon Ciesla from comment #5)
> This SCM request method has been deprecated. Please see

Well, then maybe someone should change

which claims this to be the interim procedure and is linked from

Noone following these (google hits and) links will notice the boilerplate at the beginning of the page.