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



On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 02:27:23PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> 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.

It does, if you want to retain upgrade paths ...

> > 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. :)

Do I hear someone willing to fund a license? ;)
-- 
Axel Thimm physik fu-berlin de

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