[CentOS-devel] Confusing package versioning

Wed May 4 15:45:52 UTC 2011
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>

On Wed, 4 May 2011, Karanbir Singh wrote:

> On 05/04/2011 02:35 PM, Ned Slider wrote:
>> In such cases, would editing the SPEC file release line be the lesser of
>> two evils?
> maybe but it would convey the wrong message.

It depends on what message you want to send. Obviously Ned is confused by 
how it is done now, and it makes it hard for people to match upstream 
packages with CentOS packages.

Despite the technical reasons, if the message is to confuse those users, 
you are on the right track.

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