Re: [Help] Versioning of a library
"Andreas Tille" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
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I'm the maintainer of libgtkdatabox-0.2.3.0-0. Until now there
was no request for an update of the upstream version and I had
personal reasons to stay with an outdated version. Now I was
asked to package the latest version and the library is probably
not important enough to keep different versions and thus I will
package version 0.5.2.0 that is the latest version avialable from
http://www.eudoxos.de/gtk/gtkdatabox/ . My guess is that there
is an ABI change involved and thus I have to rename the package
to libgtkdatabox-0.5.2.0-X . My question is: What is the right
choice for 'X' if I skipped several upstream versions inbetween?
If this is your first upload of that version then X=1.
The correct list for these types of questions is