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Re: Unusual version numbering systems

On Wed, 27 Aug 2008 12:51:19 +0100, Dominic Hargreaves <dom@earth.li> said: 

> Hi, I have packaged a piece of software [1] 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
(maybe 4.3)

        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 <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>  
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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