[CentOS-devel] Confusing package versioning

Thu May 5 14:02:24 UTC 2011
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

On 05/05/2011 02:52 PM, Jean-Marc Liger wrote:
>> Look at it from a different point of view: there are el5_6 packages that
>> were built on el5.5 buildroots,
> Ok, the first packages of a new sub-release are built on the previous
> buildroot.

there is no connection to 'new' or 'old' packages, the release order has 
no mapping back to build order.

> For a new sub-release, do you have some new or updated srpms (unmodified
> by CentOS) coming with several dist tags ?

all centos mod packages have dist set to .el5.centos or .el4.centos or 
.el3.centos etc