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Re: Different version numbers for different binary packages

On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Joey Hess wrote:

> Scott Ellis wrote:
> > My problem is that perlmagick carries a different version number (1.26)
> > than imagemagick (4.0.1) and I'd like to generate the version numbers
> > seperatly.  Is there an easy way to get one source package to generate
> > different version numbers for different binary packages?
> I thought maybe you could add a Version: line to the debian/control file for
> one of the binary packages, but it doesn't work. So I don't think there is a
> way..
> You could do something ugly like make the version number 4.0.1-1.26-1. Hmm.

Already got around it with the -v option to dpkg-gencontrol.  The fun part
was the wierd makefile magic to extract the version number automatically
from the various locations it was defined.

Scott K. Ellis <storm@gate.net>                 http://www.gate.net/~storm/

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