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Re: Upstream version with a hyphen?

On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 08:58:33PM -0400, Josh Huber wrote:
> I took a look in the policy manual, and I've been lead to
> believe that having a hyphen in the upstream version is okay:

>    "The upstream_version may contain only alphanumerics[28] and
>     the characters . + - : (full stop, plus, hyphen, colon) and
>     should start with a digit. If there is no debian_revision
>     then hyphens are not allowed; if there is no epoch then
>     colons are not allowed."
>            -- section 5.6.11, "Version"

> In particular, "if there is no debian_revision then hyphens are
> not allowed."

> Perhaps I am wrong in thinking that if there IS a debian
> revision that hyphens SHOULD be allowed? ;)

> The full version string I tried using is: 3.8-2.1-1, and I ended
> up with a debian native package.

Do you have a crash_3.8-2.1.orig.tar.gz in the parent directory?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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