Re: Survex debian package uninstallable on hppa
On Thursday 28 December 2006 09:38, Wookey wrote:
> On 2006-12-26 17:44 +0000, Olly Betts wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 12:28:47PM +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
> > > > * Reupload the package as something like 126.96.36.199-1 (or 188.8.131.52 and
> > > > fix the package to be non-native later when we aren't trying to
> > > > release etch). I am the upstream for survex, so I can ensure there's
> > > > never an upstream release called 184.108.40.206.
> > >
> > > What about 1.0.39+upstream-1 or something similar?
> > Well, there's nothing upstream specific here either! But it does the
> > job so I'm happy to go with it, assuming Wookey (cc:-ed) is.
> The +ver syntax is reserved for binNMU's - right? So this suggestion
> is to build an hppa version from the new sources and compatible with
> them then upload it with 1.0.39+b2 (or +upstream-1) which will sort
> higher than the exsiting one and become installable?
I'm not following the thread, but foo+bar is allowed for a source version, as
for amsn, for example.