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Re: New field proposed, UUID

> The "easy" answer to that is that the version should automatically get
> bumped for user builds much like the kernel compile # is for Linux.  The
> maintainers, when generating an "official" version, can specify the exact
> version when they compile the package, but it should automatically increment
> for user builds.  Possibly not the "main" version number, but a sub-version
> number or equivalent.

So you think it's easy to force users to generate a unique version number?
How are you going to do that? If you make a debian developer pass a
special arg, how are you going to keep users from using the same thing?

Obviously it's not so easy, or it would already be done.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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