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Re: svn commit: r8535 - in trunk/packages/rpm: redhat-7.x redhat-8+

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-29 20:29:38 CET

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org> writes:
> a) I think you're getting ahead of yourself here. While nobody has
> seriously made negative comments about kfogel's proposal. We probably
> should wait 72 hours or so for people to have an opportunity to think
> about it and reply before we start implementing it.

Good point (of course, these packaging changes are easy to revert or
tweak, so no big deal).

> b) I don't think implementing these changes in the spec file is the
> point. I think the intent is to make the repository behave with the dev
> release versioning kfogel outlined. Then make the branch before a
> release, modify the versioning and apply it to that branch. The tarball
> would be built from that.
> I really don't think the spec file should be modifying that in anyway.
> Otherwise, we're ending up with yet another set of possible behaviors
> for when the person doesn't update %release properly in the spec file.

Maybe I misunderstood David's change, but it looks to me like he's
just making it easier for the RPM-building system to work conveniently
with Subversion's (projected) version numbering system. That doesn't
seem like a bad thing, regardless of our branching strategy for

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