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Re: A silly question about our "FC" tag



On 11/18/2009 09:43 AM, Mat Booth wrote:
> 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.
> 
> 

[cdahlin fearengine ~]$ rpmdev-vercmp foo-1.0-1.fc12 foo-1.0-1.12f
0:foo-1.0-1.12f is newer

....just sayin'....

--CJD


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