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Re: Upgrade path question



On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 20:42 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 June 2007, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > The received wisdom seems to be "Only care about upgrades with stride <=
> > 2", meaning, FC5 to F7 should work, but FC1 to F7 is madness.  Is this
> > written down anywhere, or just tribal knowledge?
> 
> Maybe it's not the most obvious place for it, but the "Renaming/replacing 
> existing packages" section of the naming guidelines does have some related 
> info:
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines#head-3cfc1ea19d28975faad9d56f70a6ae55661d3c3d

That does mention the stride-2 convention, but it's predicated on "if
there is no standard naming for a package".

- ajax


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