[Mageia-dev] Please ensure that packages have higher version than in mandriva 2010.2

Bruno Cornec Bruno.Cornec at hp.com
Sun May 1 11:39:34 CEST 2011

Thomas Backlund said on Sun, May 01, 2011 at 01:56:21AM +0300:

> Or simply fixed by adding an epoch

Oh, please no !!!
Epoch is somewhere the negation of versions. And then you have to
embedded it all the time in all packages. 

I think we should have a rule to avoid as much a possible an epoch.
Most of the time it's just for avoiding an incompatibility which will
force the distribution to keep it for the rest of its life. So adopting
one should be only rare, and incompatibilities are generally solved with
the +1 version. So if it's documented ...

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