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Re: new package with an epoch

also sprach Carlo Segre <segre@iit.edu> [2006.06.27.0649 +0200]:
> package versioning in such a way that I had to apply an epoch.  Would it 
> be better for me to just drop the old changelogs and the eopch for the 
> first archive upload?  I will risk breaking upgrades for the current users 
> (I really don't know how many there are) but it might be cleaner from the 
> Debian point of view.

You've just answered your own question, no?

If you really think you have other users, use an epoch. It's ugly,
but it works.

If you don't have other users, go through the changelog and prepend
0.0. to all existing versions. :)

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