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Re: Upload getting lost

On 12 Apr 2006, Russ Allbery said:

> Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:
>> * Frank Küster:
>>> Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>>>> * Raphael Hertzog:
>>>>> Edit debian/changelog, and change the ":" by "+" and you're
>>>>> probably done.
>>>> Shouldn't policy be updated to reflect this?
>>> Which part?  5.6.12 already talks about that.
>> A colon is explicitly allowed if the version contains an epoch.  In
>> this case, the build generate file names which contain a colon,
>> too, and I'd expect them to be rejected in the same manner (they
>> look essentially the same because the epoch is dropped).
> Sounds like Policy needs an update to me if we're not going to
> accept version numbers that contain a colon (other than the epoch
> colon).  I'd be happy to second such a proposal.

        Why not fix the bug instead?

May the bluebird of happiness twiddle your bits.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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