motu-sru needs you

Stephan Hermann sh at
Sat Oct 4 09:34:13 BST 2008


On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 13:33 -0500, Nicolas Valcárcel wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 20:11 +0200, Stefan Potyra wrote:
> > 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?
> Let's assume that our package has revision ubuntu4 in hardy, for
> intrepid is there is no upstream version changes we will move that to
> ubuntu5, right? then a new update comes to hardy-updates, if we just add
> 1 to it it will be ubuntu5, as the one in intrepid, but those are
> different, updates (usually), and then when we update to intrepid it
> won't we superseded, since we already have the highest version number,
> for that we add 0.something to them instead of 1!

I just lost the string...

Do you mean:

from ubuntu4 -> -updates -> ubuntu0.1 ?
from ubuntu4 -> -updates -> ubuntu4.1 ?

Please clarify.

BTW, what are you doing with -updates which needs to go to several
releases, where the source has the same version+revision?



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