Re: Upstream version with a hyphen?
On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 08:58:33PM -0400, Josh Huber wrote:
> I'm getting ready to upload a new version of crash (finally!),
> but I've run into a small problem. The upstream version
> includes a dash. (i.e. the current version looks like 3.8-2.1)
> Now, for a while I was going under the assumption that this was
> not okay, so I changed the version to 188.8.131.52, which worked
> 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 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? ;)
You're right; to my knowledge, they are allowed.
> The full version string I tried using is: 3.8-2.1-1, and I ended
> up with a debian native package.
I bet you forgot to put crash_3.8-2.1.orig.tar.gz in the parent
directory of your build?
Colin Watson [email@example.com]