Explicit requires vs. auto library requires, and fc3/devel versioning

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Mar 21 13:23:29 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 14:24 +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:

> > IMO, disttags are the easiest way to accomplish this. (and further, IMO,
> > extras should *always* use dist tags, but I doubt that will happen)

The reason I tried to hash through a disttag standard on the -packaging
list was so that people who wanted to use them could have a unified
method of doing so.

However, as long as I'm still breathing, it will never be mandatory.

(yeah, yeah, i know, never say never...)

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