Re: New field proposed, UUID
> 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.
beyond that, autobuilders (remember those other archs) must be able to build
without bumping the version. This means a substantial change in the build
tools to force version changing and allow it to be stopped as well.