Guidance on hulahop epoch usage
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue Jun 7 04:04:54 UTC 2011
On Sat, Jun 04, 2011 at 02:34:40PM +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On 06/03/2011 05:52 AM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > Anyway, I'll tell Jeremy he'll need to manually remove/update.
> In my opinion this is a good (or bad?) example how users' life is made
> harder due to irrational fear of the Epoch. Telling Jeremy won't help
> people who don't know that the problem exists or don't follow the bug
> report. Caveat: I don't know a thing about hulahop or if using Epoch
> with it would be somehow specially problematic, but I'm assuming it
> wouldn't be because according to my F-14 repoquery there are only two
> packages in Fedora that depend on it, and neither has a versioned
> dependency on it.
I agree with you but this bug is a bit special in that it is several
versions out of date. If this was F14 or even F13, the Epoch bump would be
good. But adding a bump for a mistake on a F10 branch seems unnecessary now.
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