Re: What to do with old bugs and package versions?
On Sun, Jul 26, 1998 at 02:07:37PM +0200, Stig Sandbeck Mathisen wrote:
> * The old "wnorwegian" package has a number of bugs. I should perhaps close
As soon as the version that fixes the bugs is installed on the ftp site, you
are free to close the bugs.
> * What about the version number of the norwegian, inorwegian and wnorwegian
> packages? What should be done about them? Should I just start anew with
> veresion 1.0-1, or should I continue with whatever version number from the
> old packages? These are based upon a new source, and does not keep anything
> from the old package othere than the name.
At each new upstream version number you start with "-1" as the Debian
release number. If the old upstream version number was 0.9 for example, and
your last upload was 0.9-5, you have the following:
1.0-1 <- New upstream release, we begin with -1.
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