[Libreoffice-qa] New Bugzilla Version Picker items – 2

David Tardon dtardon at redhat.com
Sun Jun 10 22:15:45 PDT 2012


On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 03:45:11PM +0200, Petr Mladek wrote:
> 4. Ubuntu/Debian:
> -----------------
> 	+ 3.X.Y~alphaZ   - for alpha releases
> 	+ 3.X.Y~betaZ    - for beta releases
> 	+ 3.X.Y.Z        - for release candidates
> I really like this solution. It seems to have everything. We just need
> to make sure that the tilda '~' is handled correctly and does not break
> some tools.
> It seems that RPM handles it correctly. I am going to check Build
> service, and zypper.

RPM may handle this version scheme, but it is not allowed in Fedora:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:NamingGuidelines#Pre-Release_packages .
It is not really a problem, because the alpha/beta part can just be
moved to release--I just thought it should be mentioned.


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