Re: Need Help - What to do on bad upstream release number ?
On 29/03/10 at 15:50 +0200, Michael Ablassmeier wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 03:38:43PM +0200, Laurent Vallar wrote:
> > Sinatra 1.0 has been released and packaging is done : nothing more to
> > do, trunk is ready...
> > I should ask a DD to review SVN libsinatra-ruby but there is a big
> > problem : latest versions were numbered 1.0.a then 1.0.b and now the
> > release is ... 1.0 !
> > What to do in this case ? Ask upstream to fix release number or else
> > do something to debian changelog ?
> i think using an epoch here helps:
Well, it is better to avoid introducing an epoch if possible (i.e if the
problem is only transient), since, once the epoch is introduced, it will
always be there.
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