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Re: R 3.0.0 and required rebuilds of all reverse Depends: of R

On 04/02/2013 09:18 PM, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Actually that hits another problem. Namely that the epoch does not
> appear in the binary package filename. While wheezy would have 1.2.3-1
> and unstable would have 1:1.2.3-1 they both produce the same
> foo_1.2.3-1_amd64.deb. But for certain the file contents will differ,
> the files won't be bit identical and checksums will differ. The
> archive can not handle that case.
The fact that the epoch doesn't appear in the file name is the most
annoying part of it. Perhaps at some point, we could change that fact,
and solve the problem, maybe for Jessie?


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