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Re: Retain upgrade paths (was: /etc/redhat-release?)



Axel Thimm (Axel Thimm physik fu-berlin de) said: 
> > The beta will have redhat-release-0.94-1 (epoch 1).
> 
> That is ugly in multiple ways. Leaving all other reasons for not
> using epochs aside, this will break all upgrade paths from embedded
> disttags like 7.3, 8.0 or 9.

It's a new release model, hence a new release number. Fedora Core 10
doesn't make sense.

> Also keep redhat-release as a proper
> package carrying that version information.

The package will still provide redhat-release, use that. Obviously
you haven't tried to build packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. :)

Bill




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