Fixing Puppet in Fedora/EPEL

Paul Howarth paul at
Wed Oct 24 08:13:34 UTC 2012

On 10/23/2012 10:43 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-10-23 at 15:47 +0200, Vít Ondruch wrote:
>> Once you introduce version into the name, you will never be able to get
>> rid of it,
> Of course you can. In fact we've done this more than once in Fedora.
> There was a gtk+3 package parallel installable with with 'gtk+' (which
> was a 2.x version) for a while; now 'gtk+' is 3.x. It's not a problem at
> all from a packaging perspective.

Bad example there. In fact the gtk packages in Fedora are still:

gtk+: 1.x
gtk2: 2.x
gtk3: 3.x

Always have been, never changed. All parallel installable, all still in 


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