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Re: Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines



On Wed, 2006-07-12 at 08:18 -0400, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> 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 
> > package.  -EBROKENUPGRADEPATH :/
> 
> Yeah, we would need a macro with argument like
> Release: %dist(5)
> which would for rawhide give 5 and for other releases 4.fc5 etc.
> (i.e. subtract one from the number).
I don't see how this would be substantially different from using 
dist=.fc6 for rawhide or test-releases.

Ralf



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