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Re: Package EVR problems in Fedora 2007-10-31



On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 10:28 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Nov 2007 15:12:34 +0100
> Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> 
> > The actual question behind this is: Are the EVRs of packages in
> > testing supposed to be updates < testing < rawhide?
> > 
> > I.e. are upgrades from testing to rawhide relevant?
> 
> IMHO yes.  Any package that could potentially go out for a release (if
> it's in -testing, it could potentially go out) should have an nevra
> that sorts lower than release+1.
IMHO no. 

It renders the primary purpose of "testing" absurd: "testing" packages
for "updates" (testing == volatile, scratch, ... irrelevant)

What matters, is packages which are being pushed from "testing" to
"updates" containing appropriate EVRS at the very moment they are being
pushed.

Ralf



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