Fixing Puppet in Fedora/EPEL

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Oct 24 21:21:08 UTC 2012


On Wed, 2012-10-24 at 09:13 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> 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 
> Fedora.

Hum, you're right. Still, I know we've definitely done this before.
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