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FS#71585 - [namcap] lowercase maintainer comment

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by libele (libele) - Thursday, 22 July 2021, 15:10 GMT
Last edited by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Friday, 15 October 2021, 21:27 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Core
Status Assigned   Reopened
Assigned To Rémy Oudompheng (remyoudompheng)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


according to namcap, this is a valid maintainer comment:
# Maintainer foo <

and this is not:
# maintainer foo <

if this is noted in the wiki, i've somehow missed it all this time! it should be clearly noted that case is important for this comment to be valid, otherwise it shouldn't be case-sensitive.
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Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Monday, 02 August 2021, 12:45 GMT
Is this actually an issue with a package?
No idea what you are referring.
Comment by libele (libele) - Monday, 02 August 2021, 20:43 GMT
for example, with this PKGBUILD:

namcap reports this:
PKGBUILD (vilearn) W: Missing Maintainer tag
Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Tuesday, 03 August 2021, 15:37 GMT
Well, that is a PKGBUILD file from AUR - please report in comments for that package.
This bug tracker is for packages from official repositories only.
Comment by libele (libele) - Thursday, 14 October 2021, 21:59 GMT
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i think i've been misunderstood. what i am trying to do is open a feature request for namcap, but i hadn't found the proper procedure for doing that before making this task. should i try opening a new feature request that is less confusingly worded?

what i am asking for is either:
1. lowercase `# maintainer` be made valid
or 2. for namcap to warn that the maintainer tag is invalid, instead of saying `W: Missing Maintainer tag`
Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Friday, 15 October 2021, 21:25 GMT
Ah, got it. Anyway, I am the wrong assignee... Just rebuilt the package last.
Comment by libele (libele) - Monday, 27 June 2022, 05:45 GMT
i've finally taken a look at this; the rules just need a small change to make it happen. here is a patch!