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Re: Package version numbers

Quoting Raphael Hertzog (hertzog@debian.org):
> On Wed, 16 Jan 2013, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > Quoting Jakub Wilk (jwilk@debian.org):
> > > I would paint the bikeshed the following color:
> > > 0.8.51+dfsg1-0.1
> > 
> > Isn't that missing the fact that this is a t-p-u upload, which is
> > indeed the start of a "wheezy" branch?
> > 
> > So something we were naming "+wheezy<foo>" in the past and which we
> > now name "+deb70u1".
> It's not really relevant because sid has already diverged and has a higher
> (upstream) version.
> So 0.8.51+dfsg1-0.1 is acceptable IMO.


And the theoretical question of "what if sid hadn't diverged wrt
upstream" is silly as this is a native package.

Steve, problem solved, then..:). We were bikeshedding a bit too much.

Merci, Raphaël.

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