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Re: Adding epoch to kworkflow package to correct a wrong upstream version

On Sat, Mar 11, 2023 at 06:35:39PM -0700, Rodrigo Siqueira wrote:
> Hi,
> While working on a new version of the kworkflow package
> (https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/kworkflow), we noticed that the current
> version is 20191112-1.2, and the latest upstream version is 0.6.2.
> Version 20191112-1.2 was created because the upstream had no official
> release at that time; for this reason, the 20191112-1.2 was created and
> named based on a date.
> This package did not get any update in a long time, and now the upstream
> release frequent versions. The latest version is 0.6.2
> (https://github.com/kworkflow/kworkflow/tags), and I'm trying to release
> a new version of this package
> (https://salsa.debian.org/siqueira/kworkflow/-/tree/master/debian). So,
> to do a clean update, we should add  1:0.6.2-1 as an epoch to fix the
> problem generated by the first version of this package.
> Is that ok?

I've got recently a very similiar situtation with
gnome-shell-extension-autohidetopbar, as there it was considered ok to use an
epoch. [1]

[1] https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2022/03/msg00424.html


> Thanks
> -- 
> Rodrigo Siqueira
> https://siqueira.tech

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