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

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi.boukelmoune at
Mon Nov 4 12:31:00 UTC 2013

On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at> wrote:
> 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.

Now I'm in doubt, I'll double check that this evening. Also, do we
want diverging releases for sub-packages ?

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