Re: version screwup: any recourse besides epoch?
Jay Berkenbilt <email@example.com> wrote:
> I screwed up and released tiff 3.9.0beta+deb1 to experimental earlier
> this week instead of 3.9.0~beta+deb1. Now I'd like to upload 3.9.0 to
> unstable. I really don't want to introduce an epoch. Is it possible to
> make 3.9.0beta+deb1 just disappear? It's never been anywhere but
> experimental, and it's only been there for two days. Otherwise, I'll
> have to think about whether to introduce an epoch or to just contort the
> version for this one release, like 3.9.0+final. I hate to use an epoch
> to fix a typo instead of to handle a genuine change to the version
> numbering scheme. Advice welcome. I'll delay my 3.9.0 upload a bit
> until I get an answer.
Please disregard. I figured it out. I'm going to upload 3.9.0 to
unstable, which will work fine because it's newer than 3.8.2. I'll
upload 4.0.0beta3 to experimental which will clear out 3.9.0beta+deb1.
Sorry for the noise.
Jay Berkenbilt <firstname.lastname@example.org>