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Re: Kind request: Set release version to "10"



On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 12:15:21AM +0300, Pekka Pietikainen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 10:50:40PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > While there do exist backported rpm versions with this bug fixed on
> > rpm.org, they have not been approved to enter RH errata, yet, and a
> > Legacy project needs to take into account non-updated setups.

> Of course, whatever the naming scheme is, one of the first Legacy
> updates should be a version of rpm that doesn't have random failure
> modes requiring manual intervention (i.e. the one on ftp.rpm.org or
> fedora),

Yes, most certainly, but you do see the chicken-and-egg problem?
Better to not depend on the order of the packages installed.

(OT: Unfortunately all current rpm versions still have the "random
failure modes" you refer to, even in severn2. This is probably the
reason for rpm not making it to errata. Unfortunately the bug is very
difficult to reproduce, usually happens during large updates).
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