[Fedora-packaging] Re: Epoch policy

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at welho.com
Sat Feb 26 17:10:55 UTC 2005

On Sat, 26 Feb 2005, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:

> 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?

Fully agree, kill the stupid zero epochs. I think that's been happening 
already in extras to some extent but lots of them still exist.

 	- Panu -

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