[Fedora-packaging] Exception for JPackage

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jan 31 18:32:46 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 10:26 -0800, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:

> I think I've realized where I'm getting confused, though.  JPackage
> packages will always fall under this policy.  However this policy only
> allows use of the "jpp" portion of the JPackage release tag until the
> technical considerations are worked out.  At that point the policy will
> use the integer subrelease from JPackage without jpp.
> If this is true then I'm still +1.

Yes. This is the case.

> I dislike using the word Exception in something that's meant to be
> permanent because exceptions are things you want to get rid of.  Since
> this is something that we're seeing a continuous value in maybe
> "JPackage Subrelease Policy" would be better.  Use of the subrelease by
> itself is generic enough that we might even consider extending it to
> cover other situations if there's a legitimate need for it in the
> future.

Agreed. I'll rename it accordingly when it gets out of Draft.


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