On Aug 18, Lars Bahner (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Please CC: me as I am not on this list!
> As I upgraded rscheme today to the final non-beta version I ran into
> problems with the version numbering.
> old version (0.7.3.3.b30-1) in unstable >= new version (0.7.3.3-1)
> Upstream names the betas for 0.7.3.3 as 0.7.3.3.b1-b30 - as you no doubt
> already guessed.
> So now that there is no beta-versioning, the installer sees this as a
> lower number. I could of cource number the package as 0.7.3.3.c or
> 0.7.3.3.final, but I was wondering what The Right Thing To Do would be.
In the future, if you modify upstream's name of 0.7.3.4.b1 to be 0.7.3.4b1
instead, then 0.7.3.4.0 will be treated as a later version. I think that is
pretty clean, and no need to wait for the ~ capability.