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Re: unrar version confusion

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:
> On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 03:45:10PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
>> Quoting Nico Golde <nico@ngolde.de>:

>>> 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.

> Then the new program should still have a higher version number, to allow
> people who currently use the non-free program to upgrade to the free
> program.

That's why there's the 1: there to increase the epoch.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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