release number when upstream *only* has git hashes?
mcepl at redhat.com
Tue Oct 4 15:58:33 UTC 2011
On 4.10.2011 16:38, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> The date should not go there
> as you cannot tell if upstream will someday switch to an actual version
> string (which will then need an Epoch to upgrade cleanly from the date).
That's your opinion or actually some rule? Well, it depends on the
upstream circumstances, but if reasonable, I would think this is exactly
the situation where I would leave incrementing epoch number as an
available fallback and just go with dates as versions. Having software
foo-0-0.<something very long and complicated>.fc16
seems like something so ugly, that I wouldn't go there as a long term
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