9/27/13 7:12 PM, Simon McVittie пишет: > (cc'ing the bug) > > On 27/09/13 15:05, Anton Balashov wrote: >> What about versions? If there will be nexuiz-data_2.5.2-7, must >> there be rest of nexuiz packages 2.5.2-7 or 2.5.2-6 for rest of >> packages is OK? > > All binary packages built from the same source package (e.g. > nexuiz-data, nexuiz-music and nexuiz-textures built from > src:nexuiz-data) must have the same version. When a Debian > maintainer uploads a release, what they upload is an entire source > package. > > Binary packages built from different source packages (e.g. > nexuiz-music built from src:nexuiz-data and nexuiz built from > src:nexuiz) do not need to share a version number. nexuiz and > nexuiz-data don't. > >> What step should I do next for release? > > If you consider src:nexuiz-data to be ready for upload, a Debian > Developer with upload rights needs to check it over, and if they > approve, do the actual upload. This means uploading > 750M of data, > which is probably why nobody is particularly enthusiastic about doing > it :-) > > In principle, recompressing large binary packages is great, but in > practice, it isn't necessarily worth doing the upload just for that, > unless/until there is some other reason to do it. nexuiz-data 2.5.2-6 > (> 850M) is in stable, so it will stay in the archive regardless; so > when someone uploads a recompressed version, it will take > 750M > *more* archive space. Similarly, existing Nexuiz users (if they don't > put the package on hold) will download 750M of new data, in order for > new Nexuiz users to be able to download 75M less. > > I'm not convinced that's worth it, for data for a game that is no > longer developed upstream (some of its upstream developers started a > new proprietary game under the Nexuiz name, and the rest forked it and > called the actively-developed fork Xonotic). If you're interested in > the Nexuiz codebase, IMO a better thing to do would be to help David > Bate package Xonotic (<http://bugs.debian.org/646377>). > > If there is some other bug in nexuiz-data that justifies an upload > *anyway*, then my reasons not to do it no longer apply, and your > changes should be included in that upload. > > Regards, > S > >  well, that's not 100% true: the real situation is that each of > their version numbers must increase with each upload, but they can be > different. But don't do that. > > Hi, Simon. Thank you for detailed response! I agree, this reason is not enough for upload the new version. I wish know that earlier :) Anyway, I got some experience.. About Xonotic packaging: I have week packaging skills yet and Xonotic is a big "project". Don't know, could I be useful?.. I'll think and maybe will ask David Bate. Thanks you. Anton.
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