Re: epoch fix?
Scott Kitterman wrote:
> The "really" mechanism is useful for derivatives that don't want to get a
> higher epoch than Debian, but in Debian, I totally agree. Just because it
> makes sense for a derivative, doesn't mean it makes sense for Debian.
It makes sense for Debian, too. Epochs were invented to handle
changes to the version numbering *scheme*. They work well for that.
The "really" trick works better for temporary decreases in version
number, and the conspicuousness is actually a good thing imho.
This was discussed recently:
Hope that helps,