[OpenSIPS-Users] 2.2.2 packaging

Răzvan Crainea razvan at opensips.org
Mon Jan 9 03:38:55 EST 2017

Actually as Nick pointed out, the rpm specs used are here:


Best regards,

Răzvan Crainea
OpenSIPS Solutions

On 01/09/2017 10:36 AM, Răzvan Crainea wrote:
> Hello, Nathan!
> You have my answer inline.
> Best regards,
> Răzvan Crainea
> OpenSIPS Solutions
> www.opensips-solutions.com
> On 01/07/2017 11:10 AM, Nathan Ward wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am running OpenSIPS 2.2.2 from RPMs from the opensips.org yum server.
>> I am trying to find out where the SPEC files to generate the CentOS 
>> (/el7) RPMs are. I don’t seem to be able to find these in GitHub. Can 
>> someone help with this?
> Nick (CC'ed) is maintaining the SPECS for the CentOS RPMs, but I am 
> not sure all changes are integrated in the RPM files. But AFAIK, they 
> are based on the public specs here:
>  https://github.com/OpenSIPS/opensips/blob/2.2/packaging/rpm/opensips.spec.CentOS 
>> I am hoping to submit a PR to move the ‘opensips’ binary to 
>> /usr/libexec, rather than a common $PATH location. We have had a 
>> problem where this binary was mistakenly run, rather than 
>> opensipsctl. Typically, daemon binaries that do not generally get run 
>> by users should be in /usr/libexec so that they are only very 
>> intentionally executed. This should probably go in to at the very 
>> least a minor version change as it may break some people’s custom 
>> init scripts etc.
> I am not sure I fully agree with this. /usr/libexec contain binaries 
> that should never be run as stand-alone. But that is not OpenSIPS' 
> case, where you can easily start it in debug mode or smth like that. 
> For example, a similar daemon is sshd, which is located in 
> /usr/sbin/sshd. However, internally triggered binaries, such as 
> sftp-server are located in /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server. This exec 
> should never be executed outside sshd.
>> On my search, I note change 9e406b2b3acfd61b39ba9679f0a599b95f56f5c2 
>> under the 2.2.2 tag, which appears to be done with something like:
>> sed ’s/2.2.1/2.2.2/‘
>> Note the matches where . is ‘any’ not a literal period, so there are 
>> a lot of dates that get messed up:
>>   -* Mon Oct 12.2.19 Bogdan-Andrei Iancu <bogdan at opensips.org>
>>   +* Mon Oct 12.2.29 Bogdan-Andrei Iancu <bogdan at opensips.org>
> You are right, this is a bug in my changelog update script. I will 
> update it now.
> Best regards,
> Răzvan
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