Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Wed Jul 12 14:36:06 UTC 2006

Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Mer 12 juillet 2006 15:55, Jima a écrit :
>> On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
>>> The only exception to this rule is for the dist tag, and you have to use
>>> %{?dist} in the release field as documented. (after the integer, with
>>> nothing else after it).
>>   Okay, just to clarify, is it no longer proper to use
>> "Release: 1%{?dist}.1" to bump within one branch without affecting later
>> branches? Because last I heard, that seemed to be the advocated method
>> for doing so.
> It was never proper and never made it to the official naming guidelines

I disagree that it's not proper, and as Jason has pointed out, it is 
currently the only method to push a %dist-specific update without having 
to touch other branches, afaik.

-- Rex

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