[Mageia-dev] Compatibility: %mdkversion macro?

Dexter Morgan dmorganec at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 10:37:09 CET 2011

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 12:07 AM, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at iki.fi> wrote:
> Hi all!
> Should we have a %mdkversion (and %mdkver/%mdvver) that is hardcoded to
> 201100 for the time being, or should we not have one at all?
> Not having it will cause any src.rpms that have any
> "%if %mdkversion < x" to fail to build.
> I'm strongly in favor of having it for compatibility reasons, so that
> most MDV src.rpms keep building on Mageia for the time being, including
> those provided by any 3rd party packagers.
> Not having the macro will cause us to lose that compatibility for very
> little benefit, IMO. It could maybe be removed after several releases,
> but not before.
> However, it seems blino disagreed with this, and he thinks we should not
> have these macros at all.
> What do other people think?
> --
> Anssi Hannula


i agree with this but if we add one i would be in favor or adding
later ( after the import, clean ) that allow us to remove unneded part
of the specs like the lib part. And why not add this macro but after .

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