[Fedora-packaging] [Vote] Multiple version naming overly restrictive

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Tue Jul 3 18:24:40 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 03 July 2007 14:16:43 Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> '''
> For many reasons, it is sometimes advantageous to keep multiple versions
> of a package in Fedora to be installed simultaneously. When doing so,
> the package name should reflect this fact. One package should use the
> base name with no versions and all other addons should note their
> version in the name.
> '''
> This gives the maintainer the leeway to choose whether the package is
> best served by having the latest version carry the unadorned name
> forward or the previous version.


Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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