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Re: Version numbering for security uploads of native packages

Gunnar Wolf <gwolf@gwolf.org> writes:

> At some point in 2006, a serious flaw is addressed via a NMU, so
> it sits at 1.0+sarge1. I still cannot be bothered to take a look at
> the damn package. Time passes. In March 2008 it (again) shows it needs
> to be taken care of, and you kindly prepare a new NMU, properly
> labeling it 1.0+etch1.
> It gets rejected, as it is a lower version.

how about having it uploaded as 1.0+sarge1+etch1. looks funny, but
actually follows the policy that says to 'append' +etch1 to such uploads.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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