Re: May one use ~rc1 within versions although older lintians are complaining?
Am Dienstag, 13. März 2007 schrieb Margarita Manterola:
> On 3/13/07, Roman Müllenschläder <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I'm packaging for debian right now and wanted to now if I may use a
> > version number like: 1.0.8~rc1-1 ?
> If you use that number, the upstream version should be 1.0.8~rc1. Is
> that the upstream number? If you want to have release candidates of
> your _own_ package, you should do: 1.0.8-1~rc1
So the versions will be 1.0.8-1~rc1(2,3,4) ?
> > My version of lintian is 1.23.22 and it gives error if I use this version
> > number and I'm fearing these error prevent the package from beeing
> > sponsored !?
> What's the error given by lintian?
> The versions for lintian (from packages.qa.debian.org) are:
> Stable: 1.23.8
> Testing: 1.23.28
> Unstable: 1.23.28
> So, why are you using a version that's not the one in testing, nor the
> one in stable?
Because my laptop, where I'm building the packages on, is running Edgy ;)
Maybe I should compile lintian by hand ... tried using sources from feisty but
they need to much dependencies ...