Re: Unusual version numbering systems
On Wed, 27 Aug 2008 12:51:19 +0100, Dominic Hargreaves <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Hi, I have packaged a piece of software  which uses a version
> number system which is not compatible with Debian's ordering.
> The version numbers go like
4.12 -> 4.1.2
4.2rc<n> -> 4.2~rc<n>
4.21 -> 4.2.1
Mostly upstream compliant, modulo adding a period, no epochs, no
willing upstream required -- as long as upstream does not suddenly
change version numbering midstream.
If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average. Leonard
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B 924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C