reducing distribution CD count

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at
Mon Feb 28 22:04:08 UTC 2005

On Feb 27, 2005, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta at> wrote:

> you touch on a larger issue about how a package vendor can effectively
> 'expire' any package to make sure users are aware its no longer being
> maintained by the original vendor.

fedora-release could Obsolete: package <= V-R as of the time of the
new release or something like that.  It's not perfect, since if
there's an update for the package after the initial release, one would
have to spin a new fedora-release package to cover that.  Yeah, right

Alexandre Oliva   
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva@{,}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva@{,}

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