[Fedora-packaging] Exception for JPackage

Fernando Nasser fnasser at redhat.com
Thu Feb 1 14:50:28 UTC 2007

Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 January 2007 22:46, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/ExceptionJPackage
> "According to Fernando Nasser, JPackage RPMS only use integers in the Release: 
> field, in the format Xjpp. If this is the case, then the following format 
> will ensure clean upgrades from Fedora to JPackage and so forth: [...]"
> JPackage's pre-release Release: tags are not Xjpp only.  Was this considered 
> in the draft?  Some random examples:
> classpathx-jaxp-1.0-0.beta1.10jpp
> cpptasks-1.0-0.b4.1jpp
> cryptix-asn1-0.1.12-0.cvs20011119.7jpp
> activemq3-3.2.5-0.r1125.2jpp
> radeox-0.9-0.beta.2jpp
> More at http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/jpackage/1.7/generic/free/repodata/

These are old style tags, before Nicolas brought up the possible 
problems with upgrade paths.  There is a guideline proposal on the list 
currently, so people choose between two (Fedora-like) numbering schemes.

You've been away for too long ;-)

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