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Re: [RFC] Packaging technology update



On Sun, 2005-11-27 at 09:40 -0600, Tommy Reynolds wrote:
> Uttered "Paul W. Frields" <stickster gmail com>, spake thus:
> 
> > On the other hand, a RPM %changelog often has more than one
> > explanatory line for details.  I will try my hand at this one if
> > you agree, since I don't want to try your patience, and since I
> > want to see if I understand the concept well enough to DIY.  (DIM?)
> 
> Go ahead and welcome.  I just didn't have time to investigate line
> wrapping the %changelog entries, but I'd be happy for your to take a
> swing.
>  
> > I suppose, thanks to your display of XML skillz, we can even validate
> > this info during the build process to make sure nothing breaks!  Sweet.
> 
> BTW, order matters in the %changelog entries.  I always take the
> version and release numbers from the very first <revision> element.
> That's why there is that mandatory, only-one-alternative "ordered="
> attribute; it's really documentation.

Cool, that means I grokked it right.  Although that means revision
histories will be written differently than they are now, that's not a
problem.  DocBook doesn't mandate an order for them, so any way we want
to do them is acceptable.

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