Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Jul 12 12:18:44 UTC 2006

Le Mer 12 juillet 2006 14:11, Florian La Roche a écrit :
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 08:08:12AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On Wednesday 12 July 2006 08:04, Florian La Roche wrote:
>> > I think we should not set dist for the -devel branch and only add
>> > this once a release is done and we build update packages.
>> That won't work.
>> foo-2.3-4%{?dist} for fc5 would become foo-2.3-4.fc5 and for devel it
>> would be
>> foo-2.3-4.  Now you have an fc5 package that is rpmnewer than the devel
> But you first have to add a patch and increase the number if you build
> a package for the updates, so this should really work nicely.

You can probably have devel = fcn.50, test 1 fcn.90, release = fcn+1 if
you really want it

Nicolas Mailhot

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