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

Mike A. Harris mharris at mharris.ca
Mon Jun 26 23:59:46 UTC 2006

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 -------
>>> - 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, and the guidelines say that Core
> packages can't expect that tag to be there. HOWEVER: Just because they
> can't use the actual dist tag, if they want to add any sort of suffix,
> they have to use the dist tag syntax.

This seems to be a quite sane policy to have IMHO.  What can we do to
enforce this at the brew level?

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