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Re: [Ubuntu] creating GRASS packages for UbuntuGIS


2016-01-16 12:16 GMT+01:00 Sebastiaan Couwenberg <sebastic@xs4all.nl>:
> On 16-01-16 11:55, Martin Landa wrote:
>> 2016-01-16 11:27 GMT+01:00 Sebastiaan Couwenberg <sebastic@xs4all.nl>:
>>>  dch -v 7.0.3~rc2-1~exp1~wily1
>> btw, I started to use different format of tags (without `exp` - I
>> thought that it's just related to experimental branch):
> The -1~exp1 revision is used to have the experimental versions precede
> the -1 upload to unstable.

yes, but it's valid for Debian, not for Ubuntu ASAIU.

>  Please keep in mind issues like the possibility to upgrade to the next
>  Ubuntu stable release. Packages that are backports can be made
>  inferior in version by using a tilde. If the package contains
>  additional development, a version number without the tilde will make
>  it higher, but not as high as the next Debian revision. For example:
>     2.12.0-1~natty1 (backport in PPA)
>   < 2.12.0-1        (from Debian in Ubuntu)
>   < 2.12.0-1natty1  (in PPA, containing additions)
>   < 2.12.0-2        (from Debian in Ubuntu).
> "
> https://pkg-grass.alioth.debian.org/policy/packaging.html#ubuntugis-ppa
>> dch -v 7.0.3~rc2-1~wily1
> This is wrong for backports.

What is exactly wrong? Based on 2.12.0-1~natty1

7.0.3RC1 -> 7.0.3~rc1-1~willy1
7.0.3 -> 7.0.3-1~wily1

Sorry, I am getting lost from such complexity, Martin

Martin Landa

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