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Re: Why Katie thinks it's an NMU?

Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:

> * Goswin von Brederlow (brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de) [040401 05:25]:
> > Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:
> > > The version number has no effect at all whether katie considers
> > > something to be a NMU or not.
> > Something in the archive scripts does care. Binary only NMUs are
> > recognised by having a tree part debian version (1.2-3.4.5) instead of
> > the normal one part (maintainer upload) or two part (source NMU). If
> > nothing would care a rebuild would be triggered on all archs not
> > uploaded.
> AFAICS the version number is relevant for wanna-build, that controls
> the behaviour of the build daemons, but not for katie, that closes
> bugs or tags them fixed.

Closes in the changelog closes bugs on maintainer uploads and tags
them fixed on NMU. Something does care. There is a good reason to get
the version right.


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