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Re: Downgrading a package to get it into upcoming release

On 2/16/10, Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2010-02-16 18:55 +0100, Michael Gilbert wrote:
>>> all of these seem like rather complicated solutions.  wouldn't it be a
>>> bit simpler to ask for removal from both testing and unstable, then once
>>> that happens, upload the old (known stable) version of the package?
>> oh, you would probably need a conflicts with the newer version and a
>> README.Debian to explain what to do for users with the new version
>> already installed.
> Except that these users will never even see it if the version in the
> archive is lower than the one they have installed.  Your proposal seems
> like a non-starter to me.

how about versioning it something like 1.3.1-1+reverted1.2.1?


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