[Fedora-packaging] Java naming scheme

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Thu Jan 18 15:18:40 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 10:12 -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Thursday 18 January 2007 09:26, Fernando Nasser wrote:
> > > Spot brought the 3jpp.fc6.1 format to the packaging group which was
> > > discussed and agreed as a possible temporary format.  Unfortunately,
> > > 3jpp.fc6.1 doesn't work for interleaving with jpackage if jpp is
> > > removed.  So we'll probably have to have another (hopefully short)
> > > discussion about using 3jpp.1.fc6 & 3.1.fc6.
> >
> > Why the %{_dist} is necessary here?  Can't we just add the number?
> > I thought we would need the %{_dist} only if we needed to have the same
> > RPM built in two different distro releases and they were release
> > specific (depend on some shared library or something).
> Unfortunately it may be necessary for you folks, if we ever have to bump the 
> package in an older release, without becoming NVR higher than the same 
> package in a newer release.  If 3jpp is used in both FC6 and F7, and we have 
> to rebuild in FC6 for whatever localized reason, we have to be able to do it 
> in a way that doesn't promote it to be NVR higher than the 3jpp in F7.

Well, it turns out I don't think this will be necessary:

I started writing this up late on Tuesday:



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