Bug#237698: dpkg-dev: dpkg-buildpackage -v seems not working
On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 06:01:28PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
Sorry for reopening the bug, but I'm not convinced... Feel free to close it
again if it's not applicable, but please explain me where I am wrong with
my interpretation (given below).
> > Package: dpkg-dev
> > Version: 1.10.20
> > Severity: normal
> > Hi,
> > I've tried to build a package with
> > dpkg-buildpackage -v0.7.0+1.0beta1-1 -rfakeroot
> > in order to have, included in the changes file, the changelog entry from
> > 0.7.0+1.0beta1-2 and after.
> -v takes an *exact* match; it does not find the version that is after(or
The manpage says:
In dpkg-buildpackage, dpkg-genchanges and dpkg-parsechangelog
this causes changelog information from all versions strictly
later than version to be used.
Doesn't this mean that if I have in the changelog:
and I give -v0.7.0+1.0beta1-1 the changelog for -2 and -3 is included?
Moreover doesn't this mean that if I give 0.7.0 (which I have not done)
the changelog for -1 -2 and -3 is included? From the documentation it seems