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Postings by Christophe de Dinechin

New Repo failed with "The Pagure project already exists"

I’m very new to Fedora packaging.

When I requested a repo for a new project I’m submitting called “make-it-quick", I got the following response: “The Pagure project already exists” (see <a href="https://pagure.io/releng/fedora-scm-requests/issue/10703" title="https://pagure.io/releng/fedora-scm-requests/issue/10703">https://pagure.io/releng/fedora-scm-requests/issue/10703</a>). The sources at <a href="https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/make-it-quick" title="https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/make-it-quick">https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/make-it-quick</a> are owned by limb, and I’m not a member of the project. As a result, my `fedpkg push` commands are rejected.

Is it because I had created a project with the same name using the web interface (<a href="https://pagure.io/make-it-quick" title="https://pagure.io/make-it-quick">https://pagure.io/make-it-quick</a>) ?

Self-introduction: Christophe de Dinechin

Hello,

My name is Christophe de Dinechin, and I’m writing this introduction per the recommendation here: <a href="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers" title="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers">https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers</a>.

I’m interested in becoming the Fedora maintainer for several projects I created, in order:

1. make-it-quick (<a href="https://github.com/c3d/make-it-quick" title="https://github.com/c3d/make-it-quick">https://github.com/c3d/make-it-quick</a>), autoconfiguration using make. Copr builds here: <a href="https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/ddd/make-it-quick/" title="https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/ddd/make-it-quick/">https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/ddd/make-it-quick/</a>. I filed <a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1689277" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1689277">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1689277</a> for review.

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Packaging .c files in a non-devel package

Hello,

I’m currently working on a Fedora package for make-it-quick (<a href="https://github.com/c3d/make-it-quick" title="https://github.com/c3d/make-it-quick">https://github.com/c3d/make-it-quick</a>), a make-only build system with basic auto-configuration.

rpmlint complains about shipping .c files in a non -devel package. The package does contains several small .c files that are used for autoconfiguration.

One option would be to rename the package as “make-it-quick-devel”, but that seems a bit redundant given that the whole point of the package is to be a development tool.

Another option would be to rename the files to use some custom extension for configuration sources.