Re: Dpkg Update Proposal
Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> What exactly are you attempting to solve here that has not
> already been solved?
He's trying to solve the fact that we have package names like "libgtk1.1.11"
> Why do CVS based packages need a special name? I am missing
> something here. Do you mean we need a versioning scheme for daily
> snapshots? That has already been discussed, and there was a consensus
> about it, and that was to use versioning of the form YYYYMMDD as the
> snapshot version.
I think the CVS stuff is a bit of a red herring. He probably meant snapshot
versions. Note that the version number isn't what he's talking about; he's
talking about the package name.
see shy jo