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Re: APPROVED: New Package: yumex



Quoting "Michael A. Peters" <mpeters mac com>:

> On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 19:34 +0200, Tim Lauridsen wrote:
>
> > I have made the modification, and changed
> > build_v 4 to 4.2
> >
> > and
> >
> > Release to 4.2%{?dist}
> >
> > there they are:
> >
> > SPEC:
> > http://linux.rasmil.dk/dnl/yumex/yumex.spec
> >
> > SRPM:
> > http://linux.rasmil.dk/dnl/yumex/yumex-0.40-4.2.src.rpm
>
> In the spec file you note that release and build_ver need to be the
> same.
> Why is that? The release tag only has meaning for rpm, it does not need
> to be the same as what is in the tarball.
>
> It seems like it would be extra maintenance to want them to be the same
> because you have to update the tarball for minor changes to the spec
> file that don't require an entirely new tarball.
>
> release in context of the rpm spec file only has meaning to the rpm
> system system, so that it knows how to decide what is a more recent
> packaging.

You are right, it was because i was using the Release field in my makefile to
name the source tar, this was wrong, I have changed it to use the build_v field
insted.

Here is the latest build:

SPEC:
http://linux.rasmil.dk/dnl/yumex/yumex.spec

SRPM:
http://linux.rasmil.dk/dnl/yumex/yumex-0.40-5.0.src.rpm


Tim Lauridsen


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