Incompatible Unison update

Christopher Aillon caillon at
Thu Feb 21 17:43:29 UTC 2008

On 02/21/2008 11:14 AM, Stephen Warren wrote:
> The unison package in Fedora 8 was recently updated to an incompatible
> version, which breaks (previously working) interoperability of F8 with
> other systems that have the older Unison version.
> See the details at:
> I assume I'm correct in saying this was the wrong thing to do. What is
> other people's take on this?

The only hard rule is that maintainers should use their best judgment 
keeping in mind that we want to avoid breaking people with release 
updates where possible.  They are free to rebase anyway, after 
considering everything.

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