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Re: libc6_2.0.7 release notes...

> Hi,
> >>"Dale" == Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> 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...

Cheers, Phil.

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