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Re: revbumps and version sharing

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 06:06:11PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> One way to fix that would be to require than anyone updating
> a package, whose version is shared by others, also go remove
> the PKGREVISION from all the other packages.

That is supposed to happen, but sometimes a case slips through.
It shouldn't really hurt, the revision is still supposed to be increased

> So, that's not reasonable - it needs to be automated, so I'm
> going to sugegst a policy for handling revbumps of packages that
> obtain their version indeitity from another package (like gcdmaster,
> but there are quite a few).

There is a supposed to be a list of locations the Makefile.common or
whatever is included from. The Developer is supposed to handle that with
care. IMO trying to automate this is just going to hurt in a different
ways not yet to foreseen.


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