[Fedora-packaging] Re: [Bug 192912] Review Request: paps

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Fri Jun 16 15:31:53 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 10:27 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "TC" == Tom Callaway <Tom> writes:
> >> * some use N%{?dist}.M and increment M with each build-iteration
> TC> ...and these are not. More bugs to file!
> This method has been suggested for use on extras-list as the only way
> to bump a package version without also bumping the version of all
> later releases.  I would suggest that's why it's being used
> currently.
That's exactly the "non-devel" case, I was referring to in my other
mail. It's handy when spec files fork between FC-releases, and when
packagers can't/don't want to kept them identical.

Rex' case however is the opposite. He wants idential specs, so he can't
avoid incrementing N.

>   What would be the proper way to handle that situation?


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