Re: Version numbers with parallel frozen and unstable releases
> On Thu, Jun 04, 1998 at 11:16:29PM +0200, Gregor Hoffleit wrote:
> > How do I handle version numbers if there are two concurrent branches
> > of a package, one in frozen and one in unstable ? Say I have
> > package_1-2 in frozen and package_1-3 in unstable. Now if I have to
> > release a small bug fix for frozen, how do I call that ? I have seen
> > Debian revisions like 2hamm1, is that okay ?
> But this was required because of the need to have *all* libc5 versions be <
> than *all* libc6 ones.
> There is no such need between hamm and slink, so I think that using the usual
> convention for NMU (package_1-2.1 ) would be enough.
> If you are putting into frozen (or stable) a new version of a package because
> of a needed fix, then you can have the same version in hamm and slink.
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