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Re: kernel-image and epoch

On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 02:11:41PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> I disagree. In this case, the kernel-image-* packages are often built by
> users. Since the annoyance of using an epoch is greater than zero,
> there *is* a technical difference (in the sense that this annoyance
> *may* be avoided by technical means).

As I've said before, trying to avoid automatic upgrades by setting epochs
is just the same as setting a very large verison number, and hence
unreliable.  The only sure way of preventing it is to put the package on
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 is out! ( http://www.debian.org/ )
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