[Fedora-packaging] Re: [Bug 192912] Review Request: paps

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Fri Jun 16 13:09:15 UTC 2006


On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 07:44 -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 08:35 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > ------- Additional Comments From jko at redhat.com  2006-06-15 02:45 EST -------
> > > ------- Additional Comments From jkeating at redhat.com  2006-06-11 11:04 EST -------
> > > NEEDSWORK
> > > - Brew doesn't support %{?dist} tag anymore, so this will not evaluate when built.
> > Why? I thought, RH was going to use the *same* conventions as Fedora?
> > 
> > Apparently not ...
> 
> Brew never supported %{?dist} tag,
... never say "never" ... ;)

>  and the guidelines say that Core
> packages can't expect that tag to be there.
Well, exactly this is one of the points I consider to be a "must-be
discussed soon".

At least I consider consistent and clear conventions on "NEVR"'s, which
%dist is part of, to be a minimum requirement for closer and better
Core<->Extra (+external repos) interaction.

To me, the current situation leaves much to be desired.

Ralf








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