Re: Re: native packages
Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
> Not exactly a counterexample -- more like an almost could have been
> counterexample. :-) The libxml-xerces-perl package (upstream:
> Xerces-perl) has a dash in its upstream version number (see
> xml.apache.org). The current upstream version is 2.3.0-4. The
> current Debian package is 2.3.0-4-0.1. This isn't a counter example
> because this is not a native package. In principal, the upstream
> author could make a native package using his upstream version number
> which would create a counterexample.
Policy 5.6.11 says about upstream_version: "[...] If there is no
debian_revision then hyphens are not allowed; [...]". So this
"counterexample" isn't Policy-compliant.