[Fedora-packaging] Statistics on usage of disttags in Fedora Core and Extras

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Fri Apr 6 17:12:53 UTC 2007

Patrice Dumas schrieb:
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 06:04:56PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
>> o continue suggesting the use of disttags to new packagers - even
>>   though optional it should be the recommended way to package things
>>   up.
> But remember that for data noarch packages, and software noarch packages
> that don't in stall in versionned interpreter directory disttages are 
> harmfull.

harmfull maybe is a bit strong word, but you have a point.

I also plan to remove disttags from those of my packages that update
seldom, as I think it's just utterly confusing if there are packages in
FC7 that still have a disttag ".fc6" in it.


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