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Stefan Potyra sistpoty at
Fri Oct 3 19:11:43 BST 2008

Hi again,

On Friday 03 October 2008 19:47:24 Nicolas Valcárcel wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 19:23 +0200, Stefan Potyra wrote:
> > ok, what possible problems would both of you see with getting the
> > current
> > version into -updates?
> > Also, would you think that there are possible advantages of doing so?
> An advantage would be that -updates is activated on most systems while
> -backports not, so less people will receive the update.
> Problem is that it will break somehow the versioning schema, almost all
> packages in the -updates repository have the hardy revision + 0.X, while
> this package will have + Y, which can be somehow confusing aswell as the
> changelog entry, also it can break some updates and/or other packages
> given the new versioning, 
> [..]

Ah, that's interesting. I of course assumed that it would be clear that I'd 
give it a suitable version number. Why must a package in -updates have a 
different version number than a package e.g. in intrepid?


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