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Re: Epoch bump request for ksh

On Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 07:50:52PM +0200, Timo Röhling wrote:
> * Anuradha Weeraman <anuradha@debian.org> [2021-09-11 21:37]:
> https://wiki.debian.org/RenamingPackages has a few good suggestions.
> Maybe the transition package method would be appropriate here?
> You could probably put the transitional package into the new source
> package and use "dh_gencontrol --package=ksh -v20210511" in d/rules
> to make it supersede the old binary package and ensure a clean
> upgrade path.

Thank you for this pointer. The transition package method does seem like
a good way forward in this case and I will look into this approach. I
think this addresses the original question on the epoch bump.

Thank you all for your inputs.


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