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Re: Python, distutils, rpmbuild, issues



Once upon a time, Gerry Reno <greno verizon net> said:
> One of the problems is versioning and occurred when the project created 
> release candidates and we ended up with versions like:
> 5.0.0-rc1

I believe the typical way to package an rc, pre, etc. type release is
5.0.0-0.rc1.  Then when it goes final, you can package 5.0.0-1 and be
newer.

> Well, rpmbuild does not recognize hyphen as a legal character although 
> it worked fine for apt.  So I opened a bug on the project and then devs 
> then changed it to:
> 5.0.0_rc2

That is newer than 5.0.0, so you'll have upgrade problems.

-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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