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#277 RPM build fails with RPM 4.4.1

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2005-07-22
2005-07-22
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rpmbuild fails with RPM version 4.4.1 with the
following message:

error: Legacy syntax is unsupported: copyright
error: line 5: Unknown tag: Copyright: GPL

The Copyright: keyword is deprecated in favour of License:

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  • Darren Frith

    Darren Frith - 2005-07-22

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    I created a patch against latest CVS version but it wouldn't
    let me attach it. Here it is inlined:

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    diff -uNr ./sodipodi-0.35pre/sodipodi.spec
    ./sodipodi-0.35pre-mod/sodipodi.spec
    --- ./sodipodi-0.35pre/sodipodi.spec 2005-07-22
    11:18:40.000000000 +0930
    +++ ./sodipodi-0.35pre-mod/sodipodi.spec 2005-07-22
    11:07:31.000000000 +0930
    @@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
    Summary: A Vector Drawing Application
    Version: 0.35pre
    Release: CVS
    -Copyright: GPL
    +License: GPL
    Group: Applications/Graphics
    Source: sodipodi-%{version}.tar.gz
    URL: http://sodipodi.sourceforge.net/
    @@ -48,6 +48,9 @@
    %{_mandir}/man1/*

    %changelog
    +* Fri Jul 22 2005 Darren Frith <darrenf@acres.com.au>
    +- Change Copyright: to License:
    +
    * Thu May 01 2003 Christian Schaller <uraeus@gnome.org>
    - Fix up the spec file for current release

    diff -uNr ./sodipodi-0.35pre/sodipodi.spec.in
    ./sodipodi-0.35pre-mod/sodipodi.spec.in
    --- ./sodipodi-0.35pre/sodipodi.spec.in 2004-02-17
    03:38:06.000000000 +1030
    +++ ./sodipodi-0.35pre-mod/sodipodi.spec.in 2005-07-22
    11:05:17.000000000 +0930
    @@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
    Summary: A Vector Drawing Application
    Version: @VERSION@
    Release: CVS
    -Copyright: GPL
    +License: GPL
    Group: Applications/Graphics
    Source: sodipodi-%{version}.tar.gz
    URL: http://sodipodi.sourceforge.net/
    @@ -48,6 +48,9 @@
    %{_mandir}/man1/*

    %changelog
    +* Fri Jul 22 2005 Darren Frith <darrenf@acres.com.au>
    +- Change Copyright: to License:
    +
    * Thu May 01 2003 Christian Schaller <uraeus@gnome.org>
    - Fix up the spec file for current release

    ------------------------

     
  • Nobody/Anonymous

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    hi, sodipodi is no longer under development, try Inskcape,
    it's made by some of the people who made Sodipodi, and works
    great.

     

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