Core Packages in Violation of the Fedora Naming Guidelines

Jima jima at
Wed Jul 12 17:36:54 UTC 2006

On Wed, 12 Jul 2006, Peter Gordon wrote:
> Correct. A prerelease version would use the to-be version in the Version
> tag, and 0.RELEASE.PRE-RELEASE-TAG; so that the official upstread release
> would be the "first" ("-1") release of the package.

  I thought so, but wanted to get that bit of dirty laundry aired.

> Take a look at the wiki's Packaging/NamingGuidelines page, especially the
> "Pre-Release packages" section, for more information.

  I did before asking, actually; the question was mainly to verify that 
that was still an exception to the recommendation.


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