[Mageia-dev] Importing RPM Spec File Syntax
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Wed Jan 19 14:30:54 CET 2011
On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 02:44:35PM +0200, Ahmad Samir wrote:
> On 15 January 2011 12:08, Remy CLOUARD <shikamaru at mandriva.org> wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I just imported the RPM Spec File Syntax page in the wiki.
> > It’s located here: http://mageia.org/wiki/doku.php?id=spec_syntax
> > Please review this page as it’s one of the most important one for the
> > beginning of the mentoring process, with the RPM Howto page (yet to be
> > imported).
> > Some comments on this page:
> > - Patch naming:
> > I’m not sure we should go that far for the patch naming policy, and in
> > practice it’s not what I’ve seen up till now.
> > Here’s a proposal:
> > Patches must be named in a very explicit manner to make it very clear to
> > what version it was originally applied. To that end, a patch needs to
> > follow the convention of
> > [package_name]-[version]-[description].patch:
> > * [package_name] is the name of the package it applies against, such
> > as 'shadow-utils' or 'gnupg'
> > * [version] is the version of the program this patch was developed
> > against, such as 1.0. The name of the patch should not change,
> I don't agree, if you rediff the patch against version 2.0 the the
> version in the patch name should change; one reason is, it can't be
> applied to version 1.0 any more without restoring the old patch from
> an older SVN rev. or rediffing it again.
But that mean we lose history of svn ?
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