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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"
and "slang0.99.38".

> 	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

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