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Re: [Help] Versioning of a library

Joe Smith wrote:
> "Andreas Tille" <tillea@rki.de> wrote in message
> [🔎] Pine.LNX.4.62.0604222303360.10443@wr-linux02">news:[🔎] Pine.LNX.4.62.0604222303360.10443@wr-linux02...
>> Hi,
>> I'm the maintainer of libgtkdatabox-  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 personal reasons to stay with an outdated version.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 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- .  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
> debian-mentors.

I *think* that he has enough experience with Debian to know the correct
list on which to ask a question:



Roberto C. Sanchez

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