Re: trouble making a package
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On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Will Lowe wrote:
> I'm packaging clisp for "hamm". ... I had a package set up and uploaded,
> and it's recently come to my attention that I've probably made a few
> mistakes, so I was just going to repackage it and upload the new files
> maybe tomorrow. Here's my questions:
> 1) The newest version of Clisp is labelled 1997-08-07. It doesn't
> have major/minor revision numbers. I know that there has been at least
> one major release before this; should I just (for the purposes of dpkg,
> etc.) declare that this is version 2.0 and number future releases this
No, if the upstream version is dated, the debian version should carry the
same date so people familiar with the upstream version will know what it
is. Try clisp_1997.08.07-1 or similar.
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| -- G.K. Chesterson
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