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Re: Breaking deps deliberately



On 05/15/2009 01:14 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
On 05/15/2009 03:30 AM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 5:53 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
On 05/15/2009 03:04 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
Michael Schwendt wrote:
Btw, the F-10 update would have had a higher %release than the F-11
update (1.0.21-4.fc10 > 1.0.21-3.fc11).
Sigh, why do people keep doing this instead of using proper 3.fc10.1
versioning?
Is that method documented anywhere?

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines#Minor_release_bumps_for_old_branches

... although I find it a bit weird to have this rule in the Naming Guidelines.

I wasn't expecting it to be under naming guidelines either.

Would referring to it from

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Package_update_HOWTO help?
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/UpdatingPackageHowTo should mention it. BTW, http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/UsingCvsFaq#How_do_I_make_changes_to_an_older_branch.3F mentions this trick, too.



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