Major version upgrades - acceptable if in number only?

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Fri Jan 20 19:04:18 UTC 2012

On 20 January 2012 11:12, Russell Golden <niveusluna at> wrote:
> I maintain mozilla-https-everywhere, and upstream is going to release
> version 2.0 soon. I hope. Anyway. If 2.0's only changes are new
> supported sites, would it be acceptable to push it to EPEL, or should
> I just use the repo I already have on If
> indeed the only change is new rulesets, backporting would make the
> resulting package 1.x in name only.

I think this would be ok.

> Thank you.
> Russell Golden
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