GitHub is a terrible upstream

Pete Zaitcev zaitcev at
Wed Jun 13 17:45:39 UTC 2012

On Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:08:05 -0600
Orion Poplawski <orion at> wrote:

> %global commit bd245c9
> Source0: 
> %setup -q -n jukka-pcfi-%{commit}

I do not understand how this is supposed to work in the face of
"yum update".

Suppose I cut a package last year:
Then I build an RPM:

Today I run the same git-archve and get:

Great, how do I update from the old one to the new one? Please do not
suggest epoch.

-- Pete

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