Re: Upstream version with a hyphen?
On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> 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:
Yes, it is perfectly okay.
> It is technically allowed. If you try to do it, you will discover that
> it is a monumentally bad idea. The ambiguity makes it impossible for
> tools to behave intelligently.
Fix the buggy tools, then. The ones that matter (the autobuild structure
and the archive structure, including the testing scripts) work fine.
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