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Re: Fedora and Fedora Legacy package versioning schemes (was:Retain upgrade paths)



Le lun 06/10/2003 à 12:13, Axel Thimm a écrit :
> On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 11:39:16AM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:

> Anyway, the presence of this bug prohibits mixing numerical and
> alphabetical segments in rpm comparision for any system running an rpm
> from before 2003, unless rpm is upgraded to a version without this bug
> before any other upgrading operation.
> 
> Therefore IMHO mixing numerical and alphabetical segments in
> comparisons should be avoided for legacy considerations.

At one point you should consider if providing a fixed rpm version for
all affected systems and have all updates depend on this rpm version is
not easier than trying to come with the perfect backwards-compatible
macro.

Cheers,

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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