rhally at mindspring.com
Mon Mar 27 00:52:36 UTC 2006
Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 05:31:08AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 21:06 +0000, Bill Crawford wrote:
>>> On Sunday 26 March 2006 21:33, Richard Hally wrote:
>>>> How does one update the fedora-release to rawhide?
>>> rpm -Uvh --force
>> Why do you need to use --force there?
> Because "rawhide" < "5" in rpm ordering.
> A better way to deal with this would be to give the rawhide package a
> _version_ between
> 5 < version < 5.90
> The rationale is that 5.90 will be the first test release of FC6 so
> the version string should stay below this one. Maybe 5.5 would be a
> good indicator of where the user is when using rawhide.
Perhaps we could treat it like other packages in /development. That is,
make it 5.90 until FC6 test 1 goes out then bump it to 5.91 until test2
is out, etc... and within the package have /etc/fedora-release actually
contain "Fedora Core test 1 of release 6 (rawhide)"
Just an idea.
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