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Re: Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines



On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 17:13 -0400, Jeff Moyer wrote:
> ==> Regarding Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines; "Tom 'spot' Callaway" <tcallawa redhat com> adds:
> tcallawa> Bad beta naming (should be e.g. foo-1.8.1-0.1.beta5)
> tcallawa> =====================================================
> tcallawa> autofs-5.0.0_beta6-5.src.rpm
> 
> The upstream package is named autofs-5.0.0_betaX.  You can't impose Fedora
> naming conventions on upstream packages.

The upstream tarball can be named based on whatever upstream wants to
smoke.  But by versioning the package this way, there isn't an upgrade
path from 5.0.0 beta to 5.0.0 final unless you a) add an epoch or b) do
something silly like autofs-5.0.0_final.

Jeremy


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