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Re: 5.1 -> 5.2 move



On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 12:20:34AM +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 02:09:29PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Stephen John Smoogen (smooge gmail com) said: 
> > > I don't think we have one. We have dealt with the older policy where
> > > things conflicted with 5.1 but not 5.0.
> > > 
> > > What exactly are the packages having problems?
> > 
> > gtkhtml3 was rebased in 5.2, changing ABI. We can ship (in EPEL)
> > a gtkhtml38 package, but it will conflict at the file level with
> > gtkhtml3 from 5.1 and earlier.
> 
> Would that be an issue? And I think that it should be in RHEL 5.2, not
> in EPEL? But I am not a customer, so...

Ok, I am dumb. Still, why didn't RHEL people add the gtkhtml38 package in 
RHEL 5.2? This is quite strange, isn't RHEL supposed to keep ABI
compatibility?

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Pat


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