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Re: Kind request: Set release version to "10" (was: Retain upgrade paths)



On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 07:31:59AM -0400, Elliot Lee wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > It would neither hurt marketing goals, nor any technical issues, but
> > it helps a lot with 3rd party repos supporting more than just the
> > latest release. Embedding (rpm-)increasing tags into the package
> > release ensures sane upgrade paths (similar to some Red Hat errata
> > releases like the kernel rpms).
> 
> With the Epoch: (which went from 0 to 1 on the redhat-release package),
> everything works out fine and is rpm-increasing.

You have to do it for each package in a multiple concurrent release
supporting repo that exists for multiple releases of RH. Read up this
thread for details and examples.
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Axel Thimm physik fu-berlin de

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