Re: Version Updating Question
Mark Johnson wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm updating the docbook-simple package from V1.0cr2 to V1.0. Since
> 1.0cr2 > 1.0, I'm not sure how to handle the situation.
> Policy & the Developers Reference imply that I upload V1.0 and file a
> bug against ftp.debian.org to have V1.0CR2 removed from the
> archive. This seems like an odd way to do it.
> Also, I'd rather not give V1.0 a version like 1.0really - unless I
> 'really' have to:)
You could shamelessly name the new version 1.0 1.0.0 which would be
more recent than 1.0cr2 for dpkg.
Also, for future versions, don't name 2.6preSomething that way but
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.99.99.99-2.6preSomething or similar.
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