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Re: new DISTEPOCH tag and cleaning of RELEASE tag polution

From: Arkadiusz Miskiewicz <arekm@pld-linux.org>
Date: Sun 21 Dec 2008 - 08:24:39 CET
Message-Id: <200812210824.39244.arekm@pld-linux.org>
On Saturday 20 of December 2008, Per Øyvind Karlsen wrote:
> I've modified DISTTAG tag to be specified in macros file just like
> and commited it to CVS already.
> Here's my next step, a DISTEPOCH tag where distribution version can be
> added.
> This will change EVR to EVRD which will be represented as
> %{EPOCH}:%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}:%{DISTEPOCH}, ie. 1:2.3.4-5:2009.1.

In PLD this won't fly because
1:2.3.4-5 in "new" devel version of distro can be newer than
1:2.3.4-7 in "old" still maintained one.

(versioning is separate for each line)

For now in such case -5 would be bumped to something bigger than in "old" 
version manually.

> Regards,
> Per Øyvind

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
arekm / maven.pl            http://ftp.pld-linux.org/
Received on Sun Dec 21 08:42:02 2008
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