Package EVR problems in Fedora 2007-10-31

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Fri Nov 2 13:37:12 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 13:11 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 <at>> writes:
> > Example: "Package X works in FC-8 but doesn't work in FC-7".
> > 
> > => People start addressing the FC-7 issue by building packages for FC-7
> > and want their FC-7 audience to test their attempts. FC-8 is completely
> > irrelevant at this point.
> That's what the -n.fc7.1 versioning scheme is for.
Wrong again. It's one (broken) way to approach this.

If you really want to force release tags, better automatically assign
them to packages (then YOU have full control over them), instead of
trying to push people around with your personals visions,


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