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Re: What to do with release number on new EL-5 branch



On 07/26/2009 01:52 PM, Conrad Meyer wrote:
> On Sunday 26 July 2009 01:47:55 pm Richard Fearn wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've just had an EL-5 branch created for my disktype[1] package. The
>> new branch is a copy of the devel branch, so the NVR is currently
>> disktype-9-5.
>>
>> Should I build the package as-is (so the first EPEL version is 9-5),
>> or clear the changelog and start from 9-1 again for the EL-5 branch?
>>
>> I looked on a few pages[2][3][4] for information on this, but couldn't
>> see anything.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Rich
>>
>> [1]: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/packages/name/disktype
>> [2]: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Using_CVS_FAQ_for_package_maintainers
>> [3]: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/CVSAdminProcedure
>> [4]: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/GuidelinesAndPolicies
> 
> There is nothing wrong with starting at 9-5.
> 
Using the disttag can make it clearer that a package comes from epel as
opposed to someone installing the Fedora package onto an EL-5 system and
expecting it to work.

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/DistTag
-Toshio

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