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Re: No native packages?

In article <8738xju6br.fsf@windlord.stanford.edu>,
Russ Allbery  <rra@debian.org> wrote:
>I'm still religious about using non-native packaging for my own packages
>that have any conceivable use outside of Debian or derivatives, since I
>find it aesthetically ugly, and therefore psychically painful, to make new
>releases for the rest of the world that contain only Debian packaging
>changes and therefore want the versioning space to make Debian-only
>changes without making a new non-Debian release.

It's perfectly possible to release version 4.2.3 followed by 4.2.3-1
when you want to make the Debian-specific packaging change and then go
back to the native 4.2.4 when you make the next not-just-Debian change.


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