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Re: Version numbers with dates

Yves Arrouye <yves@realnames.com> wrote:
>I want to package something based on date (development snapshot) but
>w/o epochs (as I'm not sure where to start the epoch and how to drop it

You can never drop an epoch. Once you've introduced one, you have to
keep it or a higher epoch for the lifetime of that package name.

>If that works, why are the KDE packages using an epoch (4) instead of

I guess there was some numbering problem at some point in the past.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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