On 12/29/2015 11:28 AM, Sérgio Basto wrote:
>> For example Mosaic-2.7-0.3.b5.fc11.x86_64 still works on
>> , but is a FTBFS since F12 or 13 . So fail to build is not
>> equivalent to fail to run .
> Works but surely does not respect anymore all Packaging guidelines of
What guideline that is not respected ?
- Fedora packages must be buildable (An FTBFS alone is a violation of
- fc12/13 were using different CFLAGS, paths and rpm. It's very likely
these packages are vulnerable and unusable.
- Fedora packages must carry the current release %dist.
That said, packages which FTBFS since F12 should be removed and abandoned.