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Re: Improve the way rpm decides what is newer



On Sat, 2009-11-21 at 08:16 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> it has the problem that we'd have to do something horrible one time to
> switch to that system, of course, but that seems the 'cleanest' way to
> do it. I'm still not sure it's necessary. I think as Jesse does - any
> time this is broken indicates maintainer error, our work should focus on
> helping maintainers not make errors.
> 

Right, even if you do this horrible hack one day, the very next day we
could have somebody submitting an update for f12 that is a major version
newer than what gets put out on f13 and now you've got an "upgrade" in
the form of a downgrade.  Hope you didn't want to keep that data!

-- 
Jesse Keating
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