[Fedora-packaging] Problem with tags for a package that does not use the %dist tag

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jul 1 17:08:40 UTC 2009

On 07/01/2009 11:48 AM, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:

> You seem to think that not using the dist tag saves something
> somewhere; in reality, it just causes you exactly the trouble that
> you're having and doesn't really buy anything since each release is
> signed with a different key and so the packages have to be different
> anyway. 

It's worth noting that this was not true when this document was
originally written. It could probably use some additional discussion
around how to deal with the cases where the dist tag is not in use.
Anyone want to take a shot at that?


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