description and summary not updated for firefox rpm unless renamed

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at
Mon Aug 8 16:36:42 UTC 2011

On Mon, 8 Aug 2011, Daniel Neuberger wrote:

> I'm finding a really strange bug with a firefox RPM I'm building.  As long as 
> the name tag is firefox, I can't change the summary or the description or the 
> resulting RPM.  It always ends up being:
> Summary     : Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
> Description :
> Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
> compliance, performance and portability.
> If I change the name tag to "firefox2" for instance, everything works as 
> normal.

How are you displaying the summary/description of the resulting RPM?  I suspect you
are picking up the original package.

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