unison formal review

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Thu Sep 29 16:50:04 UTC 2011

On Thursday, 29 September 2011 at 15:38, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Sep 29, 2011, at 1:13 AM, Garrett Holmstrom wrote:
> > 
> > One build could produce a package for each version.  The packages' 
> > n-v-rs could then be maintained independently.  I am not sure how bodhi 
> > would behave in such a case, though.
> > 
> > This most certainly is not optimal; I'm simply throwing the idea over 
> > the wall.
> The build system would reject this.  Every produced rpm has to have a unique n-v-r.

One solution would be to make per-version subpackages conditional via macros
and build only the one that has been updated. 

Example: we have unison-2.9-1 package which produces

We want to update unison28, so the next build of unison-2.9-2 produces only:

What do you think?


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