bad use of "Dist Tag" in some packages of rawhide

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Mon Nov 4 11:23:28 UTC 2013

On Mon, 4 Nov 2013 11:41:17 +0100, Dridi Boukelmoune wrote:

> > The linked spec is an example where rpmdev-bumpspec does _not_ know
> > what to do because of the %rhel macro in the Release tag. As a result,
> > the tag will be bumped at the very right side only.
> I've tested it yesterday and the baserelease macro was bumped (not the
> actual line with the Release tag). I've done this to fix the previous
> %{?rhel:0.}5%{?dist} originally becoming %{?rhel:0.}5%{?dist}.1 (the
> ".X bumped at the end of the release" behavior as described previously).

On Fedora 20, the script is broken currently. Just believe me. It bumps
_both_ %baserelease and the Release tag. I think that's a side-effect of
the attempt at bumping also subpackages with an own Release tag. An older
version of the script would likely bump only %baserelease.

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