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Re: Why do we need FC version attached to the package name?



On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Bharath<ajeetbharath gmail com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Why is necessary to have a particular package tagged as fc10 or fc11?? What
> is the significance.? As it is, versions of the packages keep changing
> independent of the Fedora versions.
> For example :
>
> kdebase-4.2.3-1.fc10.i386 is available for fc10
> and the same version
> kdebase-4.2.3-1.fc11.i386 is available for fc11
>
> It wastes space,time(while upgrading from fc10 to fc11).... (I invite ppl to
> add to the list)

The package has been rebuilt with a newer gcc and a newer rpm
(stringer hash) so no its not the same package with a different name.


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