[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: unrar version confusion

Hello Roberto,

* Roberto C. Sanchez <roberto@familiasanchez.net> [2005-05-20 21:48]:
> Quoting Nico Golde <nico@ngolde.de>:
> >I had a look on the unrar package and the version number
> >confuses me a little bit.
> >On http://packages.qa.debian.org/u/unrar.html you can see
> >the past uploads and what confuses me is:
> ># [2004-07-05] Accepted 1:0.0.1-1 in unstable (low) (Niklas Vainio)
> ># [2004-06-24] Accepted 3.3.6-2 in unstable (low) (Chris Anderson)
> ># [2004-03-09] Accepted 3.3.6-1 in unstable (low) (Petr Cech)
> >Why is the latest version in debian lower than the one before?
> >Regards Nico
> Becuase it is, in fact, a different program.  The higher numbered releases
> are of a non-free version of unrar.  The newer releases are of a free 
> version
> that is going into main.

Ah ok thats good news.
Regards and thanks
Nico Golde - 310777820@ICQ | GPG: 1024D/73647CFF
http://www.ngolde.de | http://www.muttng.org | http://grml.org 
VIM has two modes - the one in which it beeps 
and the one in which it doesn't -- encrypted mail preferred

Attachment: pgpEK2idXipYQ.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: