Re: packages newer in Ubuntu than in Debian (reduced false positives)
On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 02:39:27PM +0200, Eric Lavarde wrote:
> Hello Bart,
> is there some kind of agreement between Debian and Ubuntu concerning the
> distribution part of the version?
The scheme is described here:
which is linked, along with other pertinent information for Debian
developers, from here:
> I ask this because you seem to assume that:
> X.Y.Z-K (Debian) << X.Y.Z-L (Ubuntu)
If K < L, yes, this is true.
> X.Y.Z-K (Debian) << X.Y.Z-KubuntuA (Ubuntu)
This should always be true as well.
It is sometimes possible that A.B.D-1 is "older" than A.B.C-2ubuntu1 (where
Ubuntu has continued to patch an older version due to a freeze), but for
purposes of identifying out-of-date packages, the above should be reasonable