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Re: xerces-c release version and RHEL



So what shall I do?

Volker

Am Freitag 27 Mai 2011, 22:56:44 schrieb Stephen John Smoogen:
> On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 14:50, Orion Poplawski <orion cora nwra com> wrote:
> > On 05/27/2011 02:28 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> >> 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 ?
> > 
> > I think the release numbers should be exactly the same.
> 
> Originally I agreed to that.. but after complaints wondered if there
> was a better solution.
> 
> The reason I asked was sometimes when RHEL adds something into a
> release, they may not bump the numbers so a person could have an EPEL
> version of xerces-c and not get upgraded at 6.(n+1) to RHEL's version.
> People have complained about that in the past (I think).



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