[Fedora-packaging] changelog entries: release with disttag?

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Sep 19 15:45:13 UTC 2006

Till Maas wrote:

> what information about E-V-R should be in changelog entries?
> In 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#head-b7d622f4bb245300199c6a33128acce5fb453213 
> the first example is:
> * Wed Jun 14 2003 Joe Packager <joe at gmail.com> - 0:1.0-0.fdr.2
> This seems to contain %{?dist} (fdr) but the other examples do not. This is  
> irritating. And as far as I understand the NamingGuidelines 0.fdr.2 is not a 
> valid release tag nowadays.

NamingGuidelines (mostly) only pertain to *new* changelog entries. 
Maintaining old ones as-is is important to see the history of the 
package.  0.fdr.2 dates back to the fedora.us days.

-- Rex

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