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
> 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.gate.net/~storm/