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Re: broken .orig.tar.gz (Re: package upload rejected - no email)

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 02:13:32PM +0000, The Fungi wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 09:07:48AM -0400, Kevin Coyner wrote:
> > I'm going to contact upstream and ask if they would consider
> > releasing a new version so that this can get cleaned up.

> Wouldn't prepending an epoch be less drastic? Doesn't sound like the
> mistake was upstream's...

Epochs are the one thing that *don't* help.  The filenames with and without
an epoch are the same, and it's precisely to avoid ambiguities about file
contents that you're not allowed to upload a different file under the same

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