[Rpm-maint] RPM 4.9.0 alpha available
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Nov 22 15:08:02 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 09:46 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-11-22 at 15:18 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > > - tilde support in version comparison
> > No fundamental objections, it'd simplify packaging of pre-release versions
> > a great deal. The current suggested patch has some issues though, see
> > http://rpm.org/ticket/56#comment:6
> > I dunno if the compatibility aspect is worth worrying about too much.
> > There might be a handful of packages using ~ in version/release in
> > the wild but common it is not, and it probably wouldn't be the end of the
> > world if those got "broken". Still it needs to be at least considered,
> > even if the decision is just to ignore.
> And we'll need to add support to yum-metadata-parser and createrepo to
> understand the new type.
actually, we won't - I was thinking of it being a change to the version
FLAG and not to the version strings itself.
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