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Re: Package Naming Guidlines



On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 13:03, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Toshio wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 11:32, Rex Dieter wrote:
> 
> > Things could break with strange enough upstream alphabetic release tags:
> > Betas of 1.0 taking the form 1.0[a-z] will break on upgrade from 1.0s =>
> > final (foo-1.0-1.s.rh9 => foobar-1.0-1.rh9)  Don't knwo if that's enough
> > of a reason, though.
> 
> These kind of cases are already addressed in the naming proposals 
> (unless recent ones have changed).  Non numeric items in the Version tag 
> should be avoided, and are generally moved into the Release: tag.
> 
Oops.  My bad.  In my hypothetical the release should go from 1.s.rh9 to
2.rh9.  So I don't know what Warren's reason for the proposed change is.

-Toshio

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