[Mageia-dev] Rpmlint configuration, false positives

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Sat Aug 27 22:41:39 CEST 2011

Am 27.08.2011 22:19, schrieb Michael Scherer:
> Le samedi 27 août 2011 à 22:06 +0200, Florian Hubold a écrit :
>> What about the following, AFAIK those are deprecated and rpmlint shouldn't
>> complain about:
>> *files-attr-not-set*        as i was told by dmorgan, empty default attributes
>> (%defattr(-,root,root))
>> are useless and not needed, but without it rpmlint complains with this warning
>> for every file.
>> What's the status quoe here? rpmlint issue or maybe an rpm bug?
>> Empty %defattr still needed or not and if not, could you make that warning an
>> exception?
> TO be really clean, this should be changed directly in rpmlint upstream
> to remove the check. But as I do not know the various supported version
> for this removal, I will add a filter.
So someone with more insights wrt RPM should comment on this. dmorgan?

>> I think the following are bogus, but i may be totally wrong:
>> *strange-permission *       for SOURCES and SPEC it complains if not 0644, why
>> is that?
> The question is rather, "why should another permission be used ?". If
> not, we can end with 700 or anything weird.
See my following mail.

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