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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] How to name stable, development and edge packages?
  • From: Bart Whiteley <bwhiteley@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 11:46:12 -0600
  • Message-id: <46951764.9030805@xxxxxxxxxx>
Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> we (as in, Andrew and myself for the Linux HA project) maintain
> server:ha-clustering packages, in particular heartbeat.
>
> Now, for that, Andrew maintains a stable build which we're actually
> recommending to users, and I do a daily build in my home project, build
> with some scripts from Andrew's because _link isn't powerful enough.
>
> I'd like to make that more "official" and move it out of my playground.
>
> Is there already a naming convention for that?
>
> 1) I could add them to server:ha-clustering as heartbeat-snapshot, plus
> obsoletes/provides lines. I think that would be kind of ugly.
>
> 2) I could create a new project to build them, which wouldn't be quite
> as ugly, but then - what to name it?
>
> I like 2) best and would like to suggest we create a (CURRENT|DEVEL)
> top-level distinction, because I don't think we're the only ones with
> this issue. Then user's would automatically know where to go look for
> the development snapshots.
>
> What do you think?
>   
Sounds great.  I too need the ability to have at least two variants
(stable/devel) of packages.
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