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Re: Merging in CVS



On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 21:35 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> > Two different trees (e.g. FC-3, FC-4) have different revisions and
> > changelogs in the spec file.
> 
> They _may_ have.

s/may/must/

> > If you don't do these two things you'll end up with two identical rpm's
> > in two different distributions which violates packaging and distribution
> > guidelines.
> 
> I can't have identical trees for a package for FC-3, FC-4 and devel,
> even if the very same .src.rpm build just fine for all distributions?

No, they must be distribution unique. Why? Each distribution has a
different buildroot, e.g. different libraries, header files, etc. The
same src rpm does not produce the same binary rpm, the labeling and
identification of the binary rpm is a product of the spec file.

-- 
John Dennis <jdennis redhat com>


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