Re: NMU versioning
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 01:01:53PM +0200, Adeodato Simó <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Bastian Blank [Tue, 29 Apr 2008 12:55:23 +0200]:
> > On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 12:16:28PM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > > * Mike Hommey [Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:54:59 +0200]:
> > > > FWIW, I think NMUing a package shouldn't end up with a sourceful upload
> > > > but should instead have a .diff.gz, whether it's a native package or not.
> > > 100% agreed. (Assuming you mean a NMU should never, ever, create a new
> > > tarball, particularly applying to native packages.)
> > It is valid to update to a new upstream release in a NMU, so this is
> > bogus.
> Er, of course. I was mostly talking about normal NMUs to native packages.
Note that by definition, there can't be a new upstream release NMU for a