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Re: glibc

On Apr 30, Guy Maor wrote
> David Engel <david@sw.ods.com> writes:
> > Unfortunately, unless I'm mistaken, the dpkg-dev tools don't allow
> > some packages to use epochs and others to not if they are built from
> > the same source.
> It's possible and no different from producing binaries with different
> versions from the same source package.  I do that with bash and
> libreadline*.
> Use the -v option to dpkg-gencontrol and calculate the version in the
> rules file by prepending an epoch to the actual version.

I saw the -v option, but was hoping there was a less ugly solution.
My first attempt was to simply put a "Version: 1:${Source-version}"
line in the package section in debian/control.

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