[Fedora-packaging] disttag

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Fri Feb 25 13:56:30 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 15:26 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:

>I don't see why we should add cruft to our release tags to help people 
>shoot their own feet either. I'm not going to start flamewar over this - 
>there are worse things in life that RPMforge disttags :) but I simply 
>don't see no value added whatsoever by trying to create an upgrade path 
>for *extras* when one doesn't exist for the actual products.

Here's the point: Its not mandatory. If you're not trying to work the
"single spec/multiple Fedoras" case, then don't use it.

The standard will make that very clear.

Tom "spot" Callaway: Red Hat Sales Engineer || GPG Fingerprint: 93054260
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