[Mageia-dev] Compatibility: %mdkversion macro?

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 18:23:55 CET 2011

On 17 January 2011 16:58, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
>> Given the fact that rpm5 is drifting away from the usage of %mkrel for using %distepoch,
>> I truly doubt this will happen.
> I think the mkrels will stay for a while tho' (for ease of backporting)
> so I think we'll have some "breathing space" in this regard. I suspect
> that once all the wrinkles are ironed out, that we'll also go down the
> RPM5 route (which will hopefully be easier for us then), in which case
> the distepoch will likely become used by us too.

what for?
I would rather stick with other mainstream rpm-based distro and remain
with rpm.org

> Hard to say exactly what'll happen in the future, but it's at least
> semi-likely.

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