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Re: Version numbering for security uploads of native packages

Bas Wijnen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:37:07AM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Bas Wijnen <wijnen@debian.org> writes:

>> We have other ways of tracking that information than the version, though.
> Yes, and I don't really care, I just think going from +s1+nmu1 to +s2
> seems to be doing things that it doesn't (revert the NMU).

Strange reasoning as 1.0-0.1 followed by 1.1 is also not reverting an
NMU perse...

>>> So we should go for +deb31[+]_1 or something?  To make it clear again:
>>> +deb is a fixed part which means this is a security upload
>> Or any other stable upload, yes?
> Yes, sorry.  I forgot that those exist as well. :-)

Why are we bothering to make something up if everyone is using etch<nr> etc?



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