Re: [Ubuntu] creating GRASS packages for UbuntuGIS
On 16-01-16 13:00, Martin Landa wrote:
> 2016-01-16 12:16 GMT+01:00 Sebastiaan Couwenberg <email@example.com>:
>> On 16-01-16 11:55, Martin Landa wrote:
>>> 2016-01-16 11:27 GMT+01:00 Sebastiaan Couwenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>>> 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.
Ubuntu is a derivative of Debian, and so it applies to Ubuntu as well.
>> 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).
>>> dch -v 7.0.3~rc2-1~wily1
>> This is wrong for backports.
> What is exactly wrong? Based on 2.12.0-1~natty1
Because "~wily1" is appended to the version uploaded to the Debian
And so the correct revision for the UbuntuGIS backport is
> 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
Please do learn how to deal with package version histories properly,
your users will not be served well with broken upgrades.
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