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Re: Upload getting lost

On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 12:36:39PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 10:08:21AM +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > > On 10622 March 1977, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

> > >> I'm trying to upload a new mailman package, but this is failing
> > >> utterly. Could someone please help me? Thanks in advance.

> > > The problem is the : in your .changes name. The match is:
> > > re_taint_free = re.compile(r"^[-+~/\.\w]+$");

> > > You probably want to use a + instead.

> > So you are telling me this is a dpkg-source bug? The filenames are
> > chosen by dpkg-source.

> Which uses debian/changelog ... the ":" is used to indicate a "period",
> period can be used to use smaller upstream version if you increased it by
> error (or if you really need to use an older upstream version).

> The period should be a single digit in most cases, and here you have a
> period with dots in it.

For sake of clarity, this is called an epoch, not a period.

A period is the dot *in* the epoch. :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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