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Re: Naming of new 2.0 release

On Thu, Aug 27, 1998 at 03:36:59PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Michael Bramer wrote:
> > in short: no cd-set, no problem.
> I'm sorry but you seem to miss the point.  We have to release a new revision
> of Debian 2.0 containing security fixes.  This revision needs a name which is
> either 2.0.1 or 2.0 r1.  So the current Version of Debian GNU/Linux is 2.0.1
> or 2.0 and the revision is 2.0.1 or 1, depending on which naming scheme you're
> using.
> This new revision will be announced and a link on the ftp directory will
> show that it is not plain and innocent 2.0 anymore.

Yes, I understand.
If we have to release a new revisision why not with a patch cd?

> Thus cd vendors will be selling either plain 2.0 or 2.0 with local extensions
> or one of the following revisions of 2.0.  This will happen independed of us
> making official cd sets or not.  Thus no cd set -> no problem is simply wrong.
> Version 2.0.1 looks different to 2.0 revision 1 for regular users.
> Therefore I hope we'll have Debian 2.0 r1 soon and no 2.0.1.

If we make a set, I see no problem with the "2.0 r1" solution.

Michael Bramer - a Debian Certified Linux Developer        http://www.debian.org
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