[Fedora-packaging] Packaging guidelines for Emacsen add-on packages

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed May 30 18:31:16 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 20:20 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> And both of those have a fundamental issue that they're disconnect
> with what 
> we need - the rpm *package* version; unless of course emacs/xemacs add
> a versioned Provides or something like the httpd-mmn mechanism in the
> httpd package that aligns better with what can be retrieved from
> querying them or something non-rpm. 

Do you really need that fine grained of a version? Is emacs/xemacs that
picky, that the API/ABI breaks on releases? That you have to match to
the exact package? 


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