Re: Packages not making it into testing
On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 11:43:52AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > Note that binary only recompiles should be versioned as either:
> > 5.4.6-3 -> 5.4.6-3.0.1
> > or 5.4.6-3.1 -> 5.4.6-3.1.1
> Perhaps a silly question: What't the correct versioning for a binary NMU
> of a native package with version 1.2.3? A source NMU would have version
> 1.2.3-0.1 (according to the Developer's Reference), so should a binary NMU
> have 1.2.3-0.0.1?
The usual thing to do is to number it as:
1.2.3 -> 188.8.131.52 (NMU)
1.2.3 -> 184.108.40.206.1 (arch specific recompile)
ie, appending a ".0.1" to the source version.
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