Re: libc6_2.0.7 release notes...
> >>"Dale" == Dale Scheetz <email@example.com> writes:
> Dale> Epochs are not, were never, intended to be used for this
> Dale> purpose. They are only for dealing with upstream renumbering
> Dale> that would cause conflicts.
> I thought this was all about the upstream releasing
> pre-releases with versions that would not order right for Debian? If
> that is indeed the case, then this is precisely what epochs were
> designed for.
I like the way that the ``clever'' hack of sticking R on the end of libc6's
version, confused the hell out of APT.
Well, it made _me_ laugh :-)
I wonder if an epoch would have caused the same problem...
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