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

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On Tue, 7 Oct 2003 08:36:06 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:

> > Fedora Legacy has other problems that must be considered. Obviously,
> > packages for a Fedora Legacy supported distribution must have a
> > higher version than all previous packages (E:V-R based version
> > comparison) for that distribution *and* all packages of older
> > distributions. At the same time, Fedora Legacy update packages for
> > one distribution may not have a higher version than stock packages
> > of newer distributions, so the upgrade path is not disturbed.

> > You can only avoid that with backported fixes, which keep the V in
> > E:V-R below what is shipped with later distributions, or if you
> > break upgradability. Whether or not that may be necessary also
> > depends on the feasibility of backporting security fixes in time.
> Not true, that's exactly when an rpm-sortable disttag in the release
> tag would help. Check the rest of the thread.

Wrong. Please consider thinking about it a bit longer before you pipe
out your usual quick replies.

- -- 
Michael, who doesn't reply to top posts and complete quotes anymore.

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