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Re: xerces-c release version and RHEL

2011/5/27 Volker Fröhlich <volker27 gmx at>:
> Dear list reader!
> There is no xerces-c for PPC in RHEL 6. It builds fine, nevertheless, so I
> volunteered to maintain it for PPC in EPEL 6. I took exactly the same spec file
> as RHEL 6 uses, but bumped the release, as I changed the spec to build for
> this exclusive architecture.

Hmmm I am wondering. For things that aren't in an OS but may show up
there.. should we unbump the release number so that RHEL updates win
any war? As in if it is xerces-c-3.1459-8.ppc the EPEL one should be
xerces-c-3.1459-7.9.ppc ?

> EPEL packages shall not cause any trouble in RHEL. Could the different release
> number cause any?
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=696367
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=243946
> Kind regards,
> Volker
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