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

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Fri Jun 16 16:07:10 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 10:59 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 10:02 -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > Forgot to mention the case I consider to be the most broken version:
> > * N.M%{?dist}
> > with unclear meaning of M
> > 
> > E.g. these packages have just been released for FE6:
> > dejavu-fonts-2.7.0-0.15.fc6
> dejavu is based on a 2.7 prerelease.  Probably should have some sort of 
> "pre" in the Release tag.
Why? The tar ball's release and the rpm's release don't have to be

I'd recommend to start with V: 2.7.0 and R: 1%{?dist}
and to increment the Release tag, when a newer pre release or a final
tarball is released and exchanged inside of the spec.

(An alternative would be to use a different %Version, but that's a
problem of its own.)


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