Identifying a particular build

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at
Fri Apr 4 14:00:57 UTC 2014

On 4 April 2014 14:07, Tim T. <tim.timmerman at> wrote:
> Hi Thierry,
>  thanks for your suggestion. However, won't that break yum ? We currently
> use the Release field as a sequence number.

Just ensure the new release tag is newer/bigger than the previous one.
Eg: If your current release tag is 7, just change:

Release: 7
Release: 7.%clearcase_tag

Both rpm & yum will understand that 7.123foo456bar is greater than 7
(this is an alphanumeric comparaison)

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