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Re: A silly question about our "FC" tag



2009/11/18 Orcan Ogetbil <oget fedora gmail com>:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> On Mon, 2009-11-16 at 17:11 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>>> Actually not if done in conjunction with a release bump, such as we do
>>> with a mass rebuild.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Only if we make a promise to never use the same base n-v-r across the
>> releases until whichever release we did the mass rebuild on is retired.
>>
>> You are correct in that if we did a mass rebuild in dist-f13, we could
>> move to .f##, but consider 3 days later a maintainer wants to push a new
>> upstream release across the branches:
>>
>> foo-1.2-1.fc11
>> foo-1.2-1.fc12
>> foo-1.2-1.f13
>>
>> We're back in the same boat where the "fc" packages will be n-v-r
>> higher.
>>
>
> Is RPM so hard to hack to work this around?
>
> Orcan
>

One may opt not to use the dist tag, of course.


-- 
Mat Booth


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