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Re: rpms/ettercap/devel ettercap.spec,1.4,1.5



On Tue, 27 Mar 2007 13:08:37 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 12:17:02PM +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Tue, 27 Mar 2007 11:28:10 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > > 
> > > I suggest hardcoding the %{dist} to what it was when the package was
> > > merged (so I guess it is fc7 here). For the fc6 and fc5 packages it
> > > is not as clear, but I guess that using fc7 too would be safer.
> > 
> > Questionable, albeit would serve as an ugly work-around. It would defeat
> > the purpose of the dist tag, since if you reused the spec for multiple
> > branches, it would make the fc5 package obsolete an fc7 package.
> 
> Indeed, that's why I think what to do isn't really clear. 2 points
> if favor of having fc7 in all the specs is that it is really the 'latest' 
> version shipped in fedora, and it can be the same for all the branches.
> Using %{dist} will get wrong when it becomes fc8.
> 
> Maybe a solution could be to skip a release and obsolete that release
> without dist tag. For example:
> foo-0-4%{?dist} is the latest version with the subpackage foo-sub.
> next package is foo-0-6%{?dist} and in this package and above there is 
> Obsolete: foo-sub <= 0-5
> 
> Maybe another possibility could be to use
> Obsoletes: ettercap-plugins < 0.7.3-15
> Would that work?

Yes. It would cover all the minor releases, too, which are > 14%{?dist}:

        ettercap-plugins - 0.7.3-14.fc5.3.i386     
        ettercap-plugins - 0.7.3-14.fc5.3.ppc     
        ettercap-plugins - 0.7.3-14.fc5.3.x86_64     


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