+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #734802 +++
This seems like a nice to have feature, so I wanted to forward it from rpm.org's trac (currently read-only):
It would be nice when a special handling of '~' would be introduced to mark "negative" version tokens. E.g. so that
| foo-1.0~beta < foo-1.0
holds. This would simplify complicated rulesets which deal with such naming schemes by abusing %release for it.
Cloned for RHEL-6 as the koji builders need to support this before the feature can be used in Fedora (and eventually RHEL-7)
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