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Re: handling versioning change

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 04:52:23AM +0100, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> 1. Epoch is not used in package's name, it's only available in metadata.

In that case it is useless, because pkg_add doesn't see it until it is
too late.

> Please note that Red Hat tracks its binary packages' updates without
> such interruptions like that, with renames and reordering versions since
> 90ties.

This is somewhere between blatantly false and simple ignorant. The
typical way it is handled in the rpm world is to push another update
that allows the new package...


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