[CentOS-devel] Confusing package versioning

Fri May 6 12:29:16 UTC 2011
Jean-Marc Liger <jean-marc.liger at siris.sorbonne.fr>

Le 06/05/11 14:26, Jean-Marc Liger a écrit :
> Le 05/05/11 19:37, Karanbir Singh a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> On 05/05/2011 06:20 PM, Ned Slider wrote:
>>> If you were to use a dist tag of el5_6.centos, for example, rather than
>>> el5.centos (where upstream uses el5_6) then:
>>> 1. CentOS package naming will be closer to that of upstream than it is
>>> now, and
> ...
>>> all of which IMHO would be a good thing given CentOS aims to track
>>> upstream as closely as possible.
>> yes, and we also aim to make it very clear when we change things - and
>> changing the way we do that almost 50% of the way through the lifecycle
>> of the release, with no-clear-problem to solve, still sounds like
>> something that isnt worth doing.
> Yes, as there is issue to solve, it may bring some confusion.
Please read :
Yes, as there is NO issue to solve, it may bring some confusion.
>> Perhaps something to consider for C6, but not for C5. Lots of people
>> already have established expectations on what is coming through the funnel.
> But, considering the fact that modifiied el4_X and el5_Y dist naming
> tags had been used by Upstream after the beginning of the CentOS
> project, it should be interesting to fully integrate these changes in
> CentOS 6.
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