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

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Tue Jan 13 21:00:27 UTC 2009

>>>>> "TL" == Tom Lane <tgl at redhat.com> writes:

TL> No, the wishful thinking is that the Fedora guidelines can issue
TL> an edict sans justification and expect that upstreams will start
TL> following it.

We don't expect upstreams to follow Fedora guidelines.  We expect
Fedora packagers to follow Fedora guidelines.  If you can get
upstreams to make things easier on you, so much the better.
Otherwise, adapt.

 - J<

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