On Sun, 2005-05-15 at 19:12 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
Fedora.us' vepoch concept, which means to move the most
of %version-%release into the release tag and place any less significant
portions to the right of it, e.g.:
Don't use 0.0.`date` as it would be larger than 0.0.1, which could be the
first release of a program. Instead, move the snapshot date into the
So, under current guidelines, that would basically mean:
# cvsdate should be in the format YYYYMMDD
%define cvsdate 20050515
# 0.0 is used for applications that do not have a proper version number.
# Increment first digit of release if making a change without new source
# checkout, if new source checkout, reset to 1.
Does that seem reasonable?
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