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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 <info@prodeia.de> 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?

It gives:
bad-version-in-relation depends:

> 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 ...


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