[Fedora-packaging] Confused by non-numeric version in release guideline

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Tue Jan 13 13:21:01 UTC 2009

Nicolas Mailhot schrieb:
> Le Mar 13 janvier 2009 13:45, Ralf Corsepius a écrit :
>> I.e. if I understand your case correctly (upstream using r<N>), you
>> could directly use their version strings as %version and chose
> It's probably better to use just <N> in that case as alphanumeric
> versions tend to bite you sooner or later

They don't bite you much more than using numerical versions do
or using proprietary handcrafted versions which are diverging
from upstream.


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