[Fedora-packaging] Re: Epoch policy

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Sat Feb 26 16:19:15 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-02-26 at 11:24 -0500, seth vidal wrote:

>1. Look on the fedora-packaging list for the discussion
>2. my guess is: 
>   a. if the fedora.us package had a non-zero epoch it needs to be
>maintained - just so users have an upgrade path
>   b. if the fedora.us package had an Epoch: 0 drop it and remove
>%{epoch} from anyplace you have it in ver strings.

I agree with this. Anyone else have thoughts?

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