Re: Versioning question
On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 12:55:33PM -0500, Stephen Gran wrote:
> Hello all,
> This may be a simple thing that has been solved many times before, but I
> am apparently being stupid about it. I am packaging the newest release
> of one of my packages, and I am having some trouble ensuring
> The version for this release is 0.70-rc, and upstream says the next
> release will be 0.70. The obvious problem is:
> steve@gashuffer:~$ dpkg --compare-versions 0.70-rc-1 lt 0.70-1 && echo yes
> That won't upgrade, so I need some hack to do it. I could go with
> something like 0.70-0rc1, but then I have to change the name of the
> upstream tarball as well to a version that it really isn't, correct?
> Anybody already faced this problem and come up with a reasonable
You could use 0.70-release-1 (or 0.70-rel1).