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Bug 210826 - Review Request: genius - An arbitrary precision integer and multiple precision floatingpoint calculator
Summary: Review Request: genius - An arbitrary precision integer and multiple precisio...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ed Hill
QA Contact: Fedora Package Reviews List
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-10-15 21:02 UTC by Gérard Milmeister
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-10-19 15:27:26 UTC
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Description Gérard Milmeister 2006-10-15 21:02:02 UTC
Spec URL:
Genius is a calculator program similar in some aspects to BC, Matlab
or Maple. GEL is the name of its extension language, in fact, a large
part of the standard genius functions are written in GEL itself.

Comment 1 Ed Hill 2006-10-15 22:24:39 UTC
Hi Gerard, I just tried:

  mock -r fedora-5-i386-core genius-

and it failed with the message:

  checking for XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl 
    module is required for intltool

so it looks like a missing BR.

Comment 2 Gérard Milmeister 2006-10-16 14:27:01 UTC
I forgot to run it through mock.
This one should work:

Comment 3 Ed Hill 2006-10-18 04:14:03 UTC
OK, the -2 release now builds with mock!

 - rpmlint reports:
     E: genius-debuginfo script-without-shebang 
     W: genius-devel no-documentation
     W: gnome-genius no-documentation
   the warnings are harmless and can be ignored but the error can be 
   fixed by changing the file's permissions within the build dir.

 + spec is legible
 + source matches upstream
 + license looks good and is correctly included
 + spec file looks sane and is legible
 + builds in mock on FC-5 i386
 + uses %find_lang macro correctly
 + dir ownership look OK
 + appears to have no shared libs
 + permissions look good (except for the one exception above)
 + has proper clean section and command
 + proper use of devel
 + code not content
 + no *.la files
 + scripts appear to be sane
 + proper use of desktop-file-install
 + consistent use of macros
 + installs and runs without seg-faulting on i386 FC-5

I don't see any blockers here so its APPROVED.

Please fix the permissions on that one file before submitting 
the first build.

Comment 4 Mamoru TASAKA 2006-10-18 04:22:59 UTC
Some notes from me:

Requires(post):   shared-mime-info, desktop-file-utils, scrollkeeper
Requires(postun): shared-mime-info, desktop-file-utils, scrollkeeper

All this requires should be for gnome-genius. Please fix this.

Comment 5 Rex Dieter 2006-10-18 12:10:00 UTC
FYI, See:
that no new dependancies (like for shared-mime-info or desktop-file-utils) 
need be added, so likely all you really want/need is:
Requires(post):   scrollkeeper
Requires(postun): scrollkeeper

Comment 6 Gérard Milmeister 2006-10-18 15:44:21 UTC
I fixed the permissions and the Requires, and imported into cvs.

Comment 7 Gérard Milmeister 2006-10-19 15:27:26 UTC
Built on FC5 and FC6.
Added entry to owners and comps files.

Thanks for the review.

Comment 8 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2006-11-18 22:29:41 UTC
Good work! Please close it and remove from Extras/SIGs/SciTech proposals page.

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