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Re: [opensuse] 10.1 RC1 to final by updating RPMs?
  • From: Tim Harper <tim@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 15:36:28 -0600
  • Message-id: <200604131536.28108.tim@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 13 April 2006 15:30, Jon Nelson wrote:
> One very good reason is that sometimes the version (and package) number
> of a package between betas (or rc's) and final may not change but the
> actual content may.
>
> What I mean is this: let's say you have a package 'foo' version 1.0,
> release 1.  The RPM would then be:  foo-1.0-1
>
> Let's say that the compiler changes between releases, and the foo
> oackage gets rebuilt. Now, foo's source and packaging didn't change, so
> the version and release number don't change either. However, the
> contents did change.
So what your saying is, as long as suse doesn't change compilers from version
10.1-rc1 to 10.1-final, then this will work fine?

Tim

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