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Re: [Bug 165992] Review Request: Glide3-Mesa - Render OpenGL through Glide3 for use with 3Dfx Voodoo 1 & 2



On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 21:26 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 14:36:54 -0400, bugzilla redhat com wrote:
> 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=165992
> 
> > ------- Additional Comments From j.w.r.degoede  2005-08-24 14:36 EST -------
> > In response to 1:
> > You should use %{?dist} in Release tag.
> > 
> > No I shouldnot it is not mandatory, and actually is pretty useless. What one
> > should do is make sure that ALL EVR's released for a certain FC version are all
> > older then all EVR's released for the next, so initial release would be:
> 
> -snip-
> 
> Hear, hear!
> 
> This is exactly one of the hopefully well-known reasons why dist tags must
> not be mandatory. They add a false sense of upgrade path safety.

It's just as easy to screw up package release ordering without dist
tags.

But once more, for posterity, dist tags will NOT EVER EVER BE MANDATORY.
You cannot fail a review for using (or not using) dist tags. If you
don't want to use them, don't.

:)

~spot
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