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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: Re: ITP: libtool-devel, libtool-stable, libtool (wrappers)
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 09:30:05 +1100
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf AT redhat DOT com>

> On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 01:21:02PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >Preliminary versions are here:
> >2) is "rc6" okay for a ${REL} number, or should it be a pure number?
> >(p.s. 'rc' means "robert collins hack" not "release candidate")
> upset will do the right thing with it.  I just checked.  It even seems
> properly support rc6 vs. rc7.
> I don't have any problems with it but it *is* a departure from the
> guidelines in, I believe.
> I'll let Robert make the executive decision on this one, I think.

I'd prefer a pure number, but if you think folk will get seriously
confused, then I guess rcx is ok.

In general, I'd prefer that 'flavours' get indicated in the package name


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