Accepted linux-restricted-modules-2.6.10 2.6.10-2 (source)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Jan 7 11:52:58 CST 2005

On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 05:32:08PM +0000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 09:16:12AM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Someone please fix this package so that it doesn't let you make this mistake
> > (uploading a new version without incrementing these); we have all made it
> > and will continue to make it again and again.
> The problem is that we have namespace collision with the nvidia-glx
> package; 1.0.6629-x is overloaded, for values of x that do not
> differentiate us.  And everything has different versions anyway.  I
> think the best strategy would just be to institute beatings for everyone
> that forgets (*ahem*).

No, it really is unreasonable to have to remember to update the version
number in three places whenever this package is uploaded.

If we can't eliminate that requirement, we need to at least cause the
package to emit a LOUD WARNING if it notices that you didn't fulfill it.

 - mdz

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