What are the rules for updating a package?

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 07:38:15 UTC 2012

On 03/14/2012 07:51 PM, Jon Ciesla wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Kaleb S. KEITHLEY<kkeithle at redhat.com>  wrote:
>> >
>> >  Red Hat (nee Gluster) is about to release glusterfs-3.2.6. It's a bugfix
>> >  release. No API/ABI changes (in theory, I haven't done an exhaustive check.)
>> >
>> >  In f16 we released 3.2.5. Am I allowed to update it in f16 to 3.2.6?
>> >
>> >  In f17alpha we also have 3.2.5. Am I allowed to update that at this point in
>> >  time or is it too late?
> As long as it's OK with the glusterfs maintainer, and there truly is
> no ABI/API change, all of these should be fine.

In the end, does this not end up being a judgement call by the 
maintainer even if that involves major numbering update/upgrade?


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