Re: No native packages?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Russ Allbery <email@example.com> 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.