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Re: lintian warning native-package-with-dash-version

Justin Pryzby <justinpryzby@users.sourceforge.net> writes:
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 11:00:47PM -0400, kamaraju kusumanchi wrote:
>> Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
>>>> You might consider using the -v option in dh_make to 
>>>> convert this to a compliant version number.  The second -1 will still be 
>>>> there in the final package because that is the debian revision.  The 
>>>> cause that lintian has suggested does not seem to be your case as you 
>>>> properly identified the source tarball in the dh_make command.
>>> The dh_make command has nothing to do with the places where
>>> dpkg-buildpackage searches for sources. This is *always*
>>> ../${NAME}_${UPSTREAM_VERSION}.orig.tar.gz, no matter how you called
>>> dh_make.
>> But the thing is that the upstream version is 0.2.2-1 and the name of 
>> the .orig.tar.gz created is gnuplotfortran-0.2.2_1.orig.tar.gz  which is 
>> not exactly {NAME}_{UPSTREAM_VERSION}.orig.tar.gz . I think lintian is 
>> looking for something like gnuplotfortran-0.2.2-1.orig.tar.gz and since 
>> it is not finding such a file, it is giving the above error. Is there a 
>> way to do create gnuplotfortran-0.2.2-1.orig.tar.gz instead of 
>> gnuplotfortran-0.2.2_1.orig.tar.gz?

Use the secret magic of the "mv" utility.

> Upstream names are allowed to have hyphens in them.  I don't know
> about upstream versions, though..

Read the policy, it's allowed.

> lintian might be looking for a package called gnuplotfortran-0.2.2
> whose version is 1? 


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