[Fedora-packaging] Exception for JPackage

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jan 31 01:01:19 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 18:57 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "TC" == Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> writes:
> TC> Unfortunately, the exception will be permanent for the Java
> TC> packages from JPackage. The exception will be modified when we can
> TC> safely drop the jpp tag from Fedora.
> Perhaps you can understand my confusion, then.  Here's my
> understanding:
> There's a singluar issue: the portion of the release field before the
> dist tag is not an integer and neither of the two exceptions in the
> NamingGuidelines apply.  The proposed exception, for Java packages
> from JPackage only, is:
> *) Temporarily allow release to take the form Xjpp.Y%{?dist}[.Z]
>    until the detailed changes to rpm and yum render the "jpp"
>    unnecessary.
> *) Permanently allow release to take the form X.Y%{?dist}[.Z]
> Where X, Y, and Z are integers defined in the proposal.
> If that's correct, then +1.

Yes, that is correct.


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