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Re: preventing update of a custom package

On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 01:37:44PM +0000, Sean Neakums wrote:

> What I've been doing is giving my hacked versions of Debian packages
> revisions of -x.0.y, where x is the original package's revision and y
> is my local revision.  I use the 0 in between to avoid clashing with
> possible NMUs.

If I'm not mistaken, that scheme is reserved for use by binary-only NMUs
(simple recompiles) for porting efforts.  So while it is unlikely to clash,
it is not by any means guaranteed.

 - mdz

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