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Re: version format for git snapshot

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 07:51:09AM +0200, Thomas Koch wrote:
> How would you format the upstream part of the packages version number? How 
> about 0.4+24+git+a5e5f9e?

I wouldn't put the commit identifier in the package version at all.  It
isn't sortable, so clearly doesn't belong in a version string; it can be
documented in the changelog instead.  I'd put a date in the version.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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