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Re: uupdate: version check ?



On Monday 02 July 2007 18:24, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> On Monday 2 July 2007 17:58, Frans Pop wrote:
> > On Monday 02 July 2007 17:45, Bruno Costacurta wrote:
> > > uupdate -u ../secpanel-0.5.2.tar
> > > New Release will be 0.5.2-1.
> > > uupdate: new version 0.5.2-1 <= current version 0.41+0.4.2-3; aborting!
> >
> > Looks like someone made a typo in a previous upload. 0.41 should probably
> > have been 0.4.1 (just guessing though). As it is now the "41" is greater
> > than the "5" and thus the new version is not good.
> > Looks like you'll need to add an epoch to resolve this (1:0.5.2-1).
>
> Looking at the changelog, it seems that upstream changed from numbering
> their versions from "0.41" to "0.4.2". The previous maintainer solved that
> by using the version number "0.41+0.4.2". That yields a strange version
> number. It's not needed, you can use indeed an epoch for that. Epochs (e.g.
> "1:" at the start of the version number) are intended to solve the
> situation where upstream changes the numbering scheme.
>
> I propose to indeed use 1:0.5.2-1 as the new version number, since
> 0.41+0.5.2-1 is even more ugly.
>
>
> Thijs

Works fine with epoch '1:' as you indicated.
Many thanks for attention.

Bye,
Bruno


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