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Bug 208675 - Review Request: miau - Full-featured IRC bouncer
Summary: Review Request: miau - Full-featured IRC bouncer
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mamoru TASAKA
QA Contact: Fedora Package Reviews List
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-09-30 02:50 UTC by Jima
Modified: 2008-06-25 02:43 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-10-02 22:04:08 UTC
Type: ---
kevin: fedora-cvs+

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Description Jima 2006-09-30 02:50:13 UTC
Spec URL:
miau is a smart and versatile IRC-bouncing tool for *NIX. The difference
between miau and other bouncers is that miau will go on IRC as soon as
it is launched, guarding or attempting to get your nick. Control over
the session can be taken as with other bouncers, by simply connecting to
miau (and providing a password) like you would connect to a normal IRC
server. On disconnect, miau is able to stay in the channels and to
reintroduce them to your client on your next connect. Other handy
features are message logging, flood protection, and DCC bouncing.

Comment 1 Mamoru TASAKA 2006-10-02 17:04:45 UTC
First review of miau:

1. From :
* Scriptlets requirements
  - This package should require /sbin/install-info as
    Requires(post), Requires(preun).

  - The scriplets of post, postun is incollect.
    1. use || :
    2. don't call "/sbin/install-info --delete" when
    See the section "Texinfo" of:

2. From :
* The sources used to build the package must....
  Well, I cannot directly access to{name}/%{name}-%{version}.tar.bz2 .
  I prefer like:{name}/%{name}-%{version}.tar.gz

3. Other things I have noticed:
* I think "INSTALL" is not needed for document files.
  This is required for installing this.

Comment 2 Mamoru TASAKA 2006-10-02 17:06:16 UTC
Sorry, I meant:{name}/%{name}-%{version}.tar.bz2

Comment 3 Jima 2006-10-02 17:42:59 UTC
1. You're correct; I've made the recommended changes.

2. This is a widely disputed point.  I'm in the camp, personally.  I
have qualms with changing it to point at a specific mirror; I can attest that
the U of M mirror has had historical issues, as has Ibiblio.  (Those are the two
I typically use.)  My general belief is that *usually* points at a
valid mirror, and that any reviewer ought to be able to puzzle out how to get a
tarball if it isn't (as you clearly were).

My informal poll in #fedora-extras found most of the respondants to prefer, although there was an undertone that both methods pretty well suck
(which I also agree with).

3. Also a fair point.  I stand corrected.

Updated spec/SRPM can be found at:

Comment 4 Mamoru TASAKA 2006-10-02 18:02:57 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> 2. This is a widely disputed point.  I'm in the camp, personally.  
Well, I prefer to specify URL, however, this is not a blocker.

Other things are correctly fixed.

  This package (miau) is APPROVED by me.

Comment 5 Jima 2006-10-02 22:04:08 UTC
Thanks for the fast review!

Imported into CVS, added to owners.list, built for devel, and requested FC-5
branch.  All systems go.

Closing with NEXTRELEASE; have a nice day!

Comment 6 Jima 2008-02-29 14:59:48 UTC
Package Change Request
Package Name: miau
New Branches: EL-5


Comment 7 Kevin Fenzi 2008-02-29 16:56:58 UTC
cvs done.

Comment 8 Jima 2008-06-25 02:19:55 UTC
Package Change Request
Package Name: miau
New Branches: EL-4 EL-5

Comment 9 Kevin Fenzi 2008-06-25 02:43:51 UTC
cvs done.

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