[Fedora-packaging] Confused by non-numeric version in release guideline
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Wed Jan 14 11:55:13 UTC 2009
Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 12:00:47AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 08:53:58AM -0800, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>>> In my personal descending order of preference I would do one of these:
>>> Version: 0
>>> Release: 1.rNNN
>> Thanks ..
>> For the moment I've used:
>> Version: 0.1
>> Release: 0.1.r11
>> Ignore the Version number for now - I can change that to just be '0'
>> later if necessary.
> Looks good to me. If version is set to 0, this is the safest choice
> with regard to avoiding epochs in case upstream changes something
> afterwards. This is also the numbering that is the most different from
> upstream, but as long as you are aware of that...
People will expect:
Requires: xxxx > r11
Requires: xxxx > 0.1.r11
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