Packages with "fc6" name in Fedora 7
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sun Apr 8 12:31:07 UTC 2007
The current thinking seems to be to just ignore them* but this is
guaranteed to result in a lot of confusion. When end users do a
distribution upgrade via yum or Anaconda, some of the packages might not
have been updated to the Fedora 7 version due to incorrect packaging or
other issues while the rest are packages which are deliberated not
rebuild to avoid churn. Debugging a end user system with such a mix of
packages is very painful.
I would suggest that we consider rebuilding just to avoid the confusion.
I consider that a good enough "technical reason". The advantage of less
churn in packages is lost quickly since packages receive updates fairly
quickly in general.
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