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

Michael Schwendt bugs.michael at gmx.net
Fri Jun 16 23:03:53 UTC 2006

On Fri, 16 Jun 2006 10:16:02 -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:

> > (*) especially for those packagers (like myself) that prefer to keep a 
> > single specfile sync'd for all fedora releases.
> I think it is a minor price to pay to have to bump spec file number for
> each dist. No one says you have to _build_ those bumped spec files for
> dists where it isn't relevant (as long as you keep dist package NVR
> ordering correct, FC3 < FC4 < FC5 < FC6...).

This fails badly when you want to fix something on FC4 without needing a
rebuild on FC5 or FC6. You don't want your users to "pay the price" for
unneeded mass-rebuilds like it has been done before (= no changes in the
binaries except for a bumped release).

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