Main Inclusion Report for fortunes-ubuntu-server


  1. Availability:; available for all supported architectures

  2. Rationale:

    • This package is just a data set to be used by fortune-mod and a one line script dropped in /etc/update-motd so that a tip is displayed at login on Ubuntu Server edition. Rules for tip inclusion are defined at:

  3. Security:

    • This is a brand new package which mainly contains data...
    • No history
    • No daemons
    • No binary (on script)
    • No network
    • Does not process data
    • pam_motd compatible script provided courtesy of DustinKirkland

    • Fortune wrapper script for Locale support provided courtesy of DaveWalker

  4. Quality assurance:

  5. UI standards:

    • User-visible strings are internationalized using standard gettext system ? YES

    • Package with translatable strings builds a PO template during package build ? YES

    • End-user applications ship a desktop file ? Not relevant

  6. Standards compliance:

    • FHS, Debian Policy compliance ? YES

    • Packaging system (debhelper/cdbs/dbs) ? Debhelper Patch system ? Not Relevant Any packaging oddities ? None

  7. Dependencies:

    • fortune-mod
    • Are these all in main ? YES

  8. Maintenance:

    • How much maintenance is this package likely to need ? (Simple packages may largely take care of themselves; complex packages will need dedicated developers paying attention to them.) Maintenance of tips is quite straight forward

    • Who is responsible for monitoring the quality of this package and fixing its bugs ? Dave Walker Are they Ubuntu or Debian developers ? YES

    • Who is the package bug contact in Ubuntu? (Needs one if its a nontrivial package which does not fully maintain itself through Debian) Dave Walker

  9. Background information:

    • The general purpose and context of the package should be clear from the package's debian/control file. If it isn't then please explain. It is.

    • What do upstream call this software ? ubuntu-server-tips Has it had different names in the past ? no

  10. Internationalization:

    • Are graphical applications translatable? Do they support gettext? Not relevant (tips are translated though)


MIR bug:

The author of this report should put their name here; reviewers will add comments etc. too

Report Writer: NicolasBarcet

MainInclusionReport/fortunes-ubuntu-server (last edited 2009-09-03 12:29:36 by 188-220-126-172)