[Fedora-packaging] Using self-Obsoletes instead of Epoch bumps?
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Jun 21 18:04:28 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 20:59 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 13:39 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 20:38 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2005-06-21 at 13:27 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > > >
> > > > and at that point wouldn't the package be obsoleting itself b/c of the
> > > > version confusion?
> > >
> > > Yes. But as I said above, always "=". Not "<=" or anything else.
> > then you'll only catch that specific version - I can see that becoming
> > sticky once you have to limp them along for multiple releases.
> Multiple releases, yes, but not forever. If I understand "sticky"
> correctly in this context, that was also noted in my initial post. The
> question was whether the burden would be manageable and tolerable. To
> ease it a bit (but also limiting future options somewhat), dropping
> Release from the otherwise versioned Obsoletes would be possible in most
Yah - I was just explaining I thought it would get 'sticky'
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